South Carolina General Assembly
113th Session, 1999-2000

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Bill 4777

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

                    Current Status

Bill Number:                      4777
Type of Legislation:              Joint Resolution JR
Introducing Body:                 House
Introduced Date:                  20000307
Primary Sponsor:                  Ways and Means Committee HWM 30
All Sponsors:                     Ways and Means Committee
Drafted Document Number:          l:\council\bills\bbm\9315htc00.doc
Residing Body:                    Senate
Current Committee:                Finance Committee 06 SF
Date of Last Amendment:           20000322
Subject:                          Surplus Revenue Appropriations, Acts 
                                  Cited By Popular Name


Body    Date      Action Description                     Com     Leg Involved
______  ________  ______________________________________ _______ ____________
Senate  20000328  Introduced, read first time,           06 SF
                  referred to Committee
House   20000323  Read third time, sent to Senate
House   20000322  Amended, read second time
House   20000307  Introduced, read first time

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March 22, 2000

H. 4777

Introduced by Ways and Means Committee

S. Printed 3/22/00--H.

Read the first time March 7, 2000.




Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1. The sources of general fund revenues appropriated in Section 3 of this joint resolution are as follows:

Fiscal year 1998-99 cash surplus $82,879,796

Shifting of video poker license refunds (18,400,000)

Lapse of video poker monitoring fees 5,872,633

TOTAL All Sources $70,352,429

SECTION 2. An amount not exceeding $5,872,633 retained by the Department of Revenue pursuant to Section 12-21-2720(F) of the 1976 Code as that provision existed before July 1, 2000, lapses to the general fund of the State.

SECTION 3. The following sums are appropriated or transferred, as applicable from the general fund of the State for the purposes stated:

(1) General Reserve Fund

Transfer $ 2,545,350

(2) Aid to Subdivisions - State Treasurer

Local Government Fund 3,818,025

(3) Adjutant General

Hurricane Floyd - Matching Funds for

FEMA Assistance 11,467,088

(3.1) (Local Government Grant Fund Reimbursement) From the funds appropriated for Hurricane Floyd - Matching Funds for FEMA Assistance, $5,250,000 must be transferred to the State Budget and Control Board, Division of Regional Development to reimburse the Local Government Grant Fund for the monies borrowed from the fund to match federal funds available through FEMA for costs associated with Hurricane Floyd.

(4) State Department of Education

Instructional Materials 3,000,199

(5) Commission on Higher Education

Performance Funding 37,361,337

(6) Department of Agriculture

Lab Services Renovations 38,000

(7) Department of Agriculture

Quality Program 20,000

(8) Department of Natural Resources

Game: Operating and Personnel Costs 250,000

(9) Department of Probation, Parole, and

Pardon Services

Contract Bedspace 150,000

(10) Department of Juvenile Justice

Operating Funds for Northeast Center 758,405

(11) Department of Juvenile Justice

Addition of Female Units to Regional

and Evaluation Centers 678,000

(12) Workers Compensation Commission

Self-Insurance Program Audit Function 15,000

(13) House of Representatives

Operating Expenses 150,000

(14) Election Commission

2000 General Election 2,969,100

(15) Election Commission

Poll Managers Increase 131,925

(16) Budget and Control Board

Division of Operations-Hurricane Evacuation

Improvements - 800 MHz

Communication System 3,000,000

(16.1) (800 MHz Communication System) The funds appropriated to the Budget and Control Board, Division of Operations for Hurricane Evacuation Improvements - 800 MHz Communication System, must be used to facilitate the implementation of the state public safety radio communications network along the coastal region of the State.

(16.2) Department of Transportation

Hurricane Evacuation Communications 2,000,000

(16.3) (DOT: Hurricane Evacuation Communications) Of the two million dollars ($2,000,000) appropriated to the Department of Transportation for hurricane evacuation improvements, $12,000 must be utilized in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety, the Emergency Preparedness Division, and ETV for the production of public service announcements for television and radio broadcast during evacuations and $110,000 must be transferred to the Department of Public Safety and utilized to establish a computer link between the Highway Patrol Traffic Czar and the coastal EOC offices and a public information web site. The remainder must be utilized by the Department of Transportation to purchase portable variable message boards and portable highway advisory radio transmitters to be used along disaster evacuation routes.

(17) Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Alternative Funding 2,000,000

TOTAL $70,352,429

SECTION 4. Unexpended funds appropriated pursuant to this joint resolution may be carried forward to succeeding fiscal years and used for the same purposes.

SECTION 5. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.


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