Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3980Primary Sponsor: MeachamCommittee Number: 15Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Regional transportation authorityResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: TransportationComputer Document Number: 436/11265AC.93Introduced Date: 19930414Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940125Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Meacham BarberType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3980 Senate 19940125 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to Committee 3980 House 19940121 Read third time, sent to Senate 3980 House 19940120 Unanimous consent for third reading on next Legislative day 3980 House 19940120 Read second time 3980 House 19940119 Committee Report: Favorable 27 3980 House 19930414 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
January 19, 1994
S. Printed 1/19/94--H.
Read the first time April 14, 1993.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3980), to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 58-25-110 so as to provide the procedures for a city or county in South Carolina to join a regional transportation authority, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DAVE C. WALDROP, JR, for Committee.
1. Estimated Cost to State-First Year$-0-
2. Estimated Cost to State-Annually Thereafter$-0-
House Bill 3980 adds Section 58-25-110 to the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, by providing the procedures for a city or county to join a regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state.
There is no costs to the General Fund of the State with the adoption of this bill. If there is costs to a city or county, such costs would be known during the development phase and before an agreement is finalized with the transportation authority.
Prepared By: Approved By:
K. Earle Powell George N. Dorn, Jr.
State Budget Analyst State Budget Division
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-25-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR A CITY OR COUNTY IN SOUTH CAROLINA TO JOIN A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY CREATED BY A CONTIGUOUS STATE WITH THE ABILITY TO PLAN, OPERATE, AND PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO EXEMPT SUCH AUTHORITIES FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT NOTIFICATION TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY LAW DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO ADD THE DEFINITION OF "JOINT TRANSPORTATION AGENCY".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 58-25-110. (A) In order for a city or county in South Carolina to join a regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state as a body corporate and politic in that state with the ability to plan or operate, or both, and provide transportation services in cities and counties in South Carolina as a joint transportation agency the following apply:
(1) A county joining the regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state must be contiguous to:
(a) the state creating the regional transportation authority and adjacent to the area of the authority created in the contiguous state; or
(b) a county in South Carolina that has joined the bi-state joint transportation agency.
(2) A city joining the regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state must be a part of a county:
(a) contiguous to the state creating the regional transportation authority and adjacent to the area of the authority created in the contiguous state; or
(b) that is contiguous to a county in South Carolina that has joined the bi-state joint transportation agency.
(3) The city or county shall develop an agreement in principle with the regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state as to the area to be served, the services to be provided, membership rights, voting rights, powers of the bi-state joint transportation agency, funding, and any other issues of concern to the city or county and the regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state."
SECTION 2. Section 58-25-20 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"(18) `Joint transportation agency' means a regional transportation authority created by a contiguous state as a body corporate and politic in that state and joined by one or more units of local government in South Carolina to provide service in South Carolina pursuant to Section 58-25-110."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.