Bill Text: SC S0123 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Administration Dept

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Finance [S0123 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2019-S0123-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-10(A) OF THE 1976 CODE OF LAWS, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, TO MOVE THE PROCUREMENT SERVICES DIVISION TO THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-20, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF OFFICES, DIVISIONS, AND OTHER AGENCIES FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO APPROPRIATE ENTITIES, TO REMOVE THE PROCUREMENT SERVICES DIVISION FROM THE STATE FISCAL AFFAIRS AUTHORITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-310(2), RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROCUREMENT CODE, TO CHANGE REFERENCES TO THE STATE FISCAL AFFAIRS AUTHORITY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 1-11-10(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to add an appropriately numbered new item to read:

"(    )    the Procurement Services Division."

SECTION    2.    Section 1-11-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 1-11-20.    (A)    The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is transferred from the State Budget and Control Board and is governed by the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission, as established in Section 60-17-10.

(B)    The State Energy Office is transferred from the State Budget and Control Board to the Office of Regulatory Staff.

(C)    The offices, divisions, or components of the State Budget and Control Board named in this subsection are transferred to, and incorporated into, the Rural Infrastructure Authority as established in Section 11-50-30. All functions, powers, duties, responsibilities, and authority vested in the agencies and authorities, including their governing boards, if any, named in this subsection are devolved upon the Rural Infrastructure Authority and the authority shall constitute the agencies and authorities, including their governing boards, if any, named in this subsection:

(1)    Local Government Division in support of the local government loan program as established in Section 1-11-25;

(2)    Water Resources Coordinating Council as established in Section 11-37-200(A); and

(3)    Division of Regional Development as established in Section 11-42-40.

(D)    The regulation of minerals and mineral interests on public land, and the regulation of Geothermal Resources as provided in Chapter 9, Title 10 is transferred to, and incorporated into, the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

(E)    The Procurement Services Division of the State Budget and Control Board is transferred to, and incorporated into, the State Fiscal Accountability Authority.

(F)    The State Auditor is transferred to, and incorporated into, the State Fiscal Accountability Authority.

(G)(F)    South Carolina Infrastructure Facilities Authority as established in Chapter 40, Title 11 and the South Carolina Water Quality Revolving Fund Authority in support of water quality projects and federal loan programs as established in Chapter 5, Title 48 are transferred to, and incorporated into, the State Fiscal Accountability Authority."

SECTION    3.    Section 11-35-310(2) is amended to read:

"(2)    'Board' 'Department' means governing body of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority Department of Administration."

SECTION    4.    The Code Commissioner is directed to change all references in Chapter 35, Title 11 of the 1976 Code, the South Carolina Consolidated Procurement Code, from the "State Fiscal Accountability Authority," the "Accountability Authority," or the "Authority" to the "Department of Administration," the "Department," or the "Division of Procurement Services of the Department of Administration," as appropriate.

SECTION    5.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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