South Carolina General Assembly
113th Session, 1999-2000

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Bill 3697

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April 22, 1999

H. 3697

Introduced by Ways and Means Committee

S. Printed 4/22/99--S.

Read the first time March 24, 1999.



Amend Title To Conform

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

SECTION 1. In accordance with the provisions of Article III, Section 36(B)(2) and (3), Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, and Section 11-11-320(C) and (D) of the 1976 Code, there is appropriated from the monies available in the Capital Reserve Fund for fiscal year 1998-99 the following amounts:

( 1) Aid to Subdivisions - Local Government

Fund 6,500,000

( 2) Commission on Higher Education

Institutional Funding

Performance Funding 70,000,000

(Funds appropriated in this joint resolution or any other appropriations bill for education and general expenditures at the public higher education institutions shall be used to implement Act 359 of 1996.)

( 3) Department of Health and Human Services

(a) Beaufort Memorial Hospital/

Jasper Primary Care Complex 500,000

(b) Phyllis Wheatley Community Center

Capital Campaign - Greenville 200,000

( 4) Department of Public Safety

Trooper Class, Vehicles and Equip 5,011,716

( 5) Commission for the Blind

(a) Facilities Upgrade & Orientation Trainer 38,358

(b) Building Renovation/Maintenance 230,000

( 6) Department of Commerce

(a) Advertising 1,000,000

(b) Union County

Airport Improvements 500,000

( 7) Department of Natural Resources

(a) Law Enforcement - Body Armor,

Aircraft Maintenance, Cons. Officers & Equip 95,000

(b) MRD: Maintenance and Equipment 530,000

(c) Lake Ashwood Facility 200,000

( 8) Department of Corrections

Transportation/Communication Equipment 1,558,050

( 9) Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services

Safety Equipment for Agents 247,907

(10) Human Affairs Commission

Computer System - Y2K Compliance 95,697

(11) Commission on Minority Affairs

(a) Relocation Funding & Rent Increase 24,788

(b) Men's Service Centers -

Funded in FY 1998-99 13,891

(12) State Ethics Commission

Computer System 52,000

(13) Department of Education

School Buildings 4,968,915

(Funds appropriated for School Building Aid shall be transferred to a special trust fund established by the Comptroller General. Funds appropriated shall be distributed to the school districts of the State for use in accordance with Section 59-21-350 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976. Funds shall be allocated to eligible school districts on a per pupil basis. The allocation must be based on the 135-day count of average daily membership for the second preceding fiscal year. Funds appropriated for school building aid may be expended by the school district without approval from the State Board of Education. The Department of Education shall require that school districts include in their annual audit a verification of compliance with all applicable state laws associated with the use of these funds.)

TOTAL $91,766,322.

SECTION 2. The Comptroller General shall post the appropriations contained in this joint resolution in fiscal year 1999-2000.

SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect thirty days after the completion of the 1998-99 fiscal year in accordance with the provisions of Article III, Section 36(B)(3)(a), Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, and Section 11-11-320(D)(1) of the 1976 Code.


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