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Senate Overrides Majority of Budget Vetoes

June 5, 2008

Senate Overrides Majority of Budget Vetoes

Sustains One Budget Veto

Columbia, SC- Today the South Carolina Senate overrode fifty-seven (57) of the Governor’s budget vetoes and sustained one (1) veto. The table below reflects the actions taken by the Senate.

H.4800

Action              Item

Veto 1

Senate Overrode

YMCA – Youth in Government; $18,445

Veto 2

House Sustained

SC Student Legislature; $25,000

Veto 3

Senate Overrode

Hospitality, Tourism, and Management Program; $545,000

Veto 4

Senate Overrode

Business – Economic Partnership Initiative – Real Estate Program; $1,204,314

Veto 5

Senate Overrode

Effective Teaching & Learning; $901,800

Veto 6

Senate Overrode

Global Trade & Resource Center; $350,000

Veto 7

Senate Overrode

Rural Assistance Initiative; $600,000

Veto 8

House Sustained

Omega Project; $75,000

Veto 9

Senate Overrode

Salkehatchie Leadership Center; $100,460

Veto 10

Senate Overrode

Children’s Health Insurance Program; $21,279,557

Veto 11

Senate Overrode

State Children’s Health Insurance Program

Veto 12

Senate Overrode

McClellanville Arts Council; $12,500

Veto 13

Senate Overrode

DUI Defense of Indigents; $1,000,000

Veto 14

Senate Overrode

Criminal Domestic Violence; $1,320,000

Veto 15

Senate Overrode

Hunley Security;$257,317

Veto 16

Senate Overrode

Silver Haired Legislature; $15,000

Veto 17

Senate Overrode

State Guard; Other Operating Expenses; $97,768

Veto 18

House Sustained

Total Executive Institute, $269,357

II. Vetoes of Part 1B Temporary Provisos

Veto 19

House Sustained

In-State Tuition

Veto 20

Senate Overrode

ETV: SC Educational Broadband Service Commission/Broadband License

Veto 21

Senate Overrode

Chiropractic Services.

Veto 22

Senate Overrode

Prior Authorization Exemptions.

Veto 23

Senate Overrode

Long Term Care Facility Reimbursement Rates.

Veto 24

Senate Overrode

Carry Forward Funds-Health Initiatives, $1,283,695

Veto 25

Senate Overrode

Rural Dentist Program, $250,000

Veto 26

Senate Sustained

Monthly Reporting Requirement

Veto 27

Senate Overrode

Upper Payment Limit for Non-State Owned Public Nursing Facilities

Veto 28

Senate Overrode

Nursing Services to High Risk/ High Tech Children

Veto 29

House Sustained

C.R. Neal Learning Center

Veto 30

Senate Overrode

Teen Pregnancy Prevention; $1,200,000

Veto 31

Senate Overrode

DNR County Funds

Veto 32

Senate Overrode

DNR County Game Funds/Equipment Purchase

Veto 33

House Sustained

Litter Control

Veto 34

Senate Overrode

State Park Privatization Approval

Veto 35

Senate Overrode

Regional Tourism. Moves $55,000 from PRT

Veto 36

Senate Overrode

Funding for I-73 & I-74

Veto 37

House Sustained

County Industrial Utility Infrastructure Grant Program; $1,500,000

Veto 38

Senate Overrode

Economic Development Organizations

Veto 39

Senate Overrode

Repayment of Energy Loan

Veto 40

Senate Overrode

Quota Elimination

Veto 41

Senate Overrode

Wind and Structural Engineering Research Lab, $100,000

Veto 42

Senate Overrode

Printing Wage Statements

Veto 43

House Sustained

Real Property – Sale/Leaseback/Repurchase Revenue Account

Veto 44

Senate Overrode

Compensation – Agency Head Salary

Veto 45

House Sustained

Budget and Control Board; Employee Compensation

Veto 46

Senate Overrode

Department of Health and Environmental Control; Competitive Grants

Veto 47

Senate Overrode

Parks, Recreation and Tourism; Competitive Grants

Veto 48

Senate Overrode

Commerce; Competitive Grants

Veto 49

Senate Overrode

Competitive Grants

Veto 50

Senate Overrode

Grants Review Committee

Veto 51

Senate Overrode

Competitive Grants Funds Carry Forward

Veto 52

Senate Overrode

Homeland Security Projects

Veto 53

House Sustained

Employee Actions

Veto 54

House Sustained

I-95 Corridor Study

Veto 55

Senate Overrode

Lt. Governor Security Detail

Veto 56

Senate Overrode

Attorney Dues

Veto 57

Senate Overrode

MUSC Disproportionate Share; $7,000,000

Veto 58

Senate Overrode

Greenwood Genetics Center; $3,500,000

Veto 59

Senate Overrode

State Block Grants; $500,000

Veto 60

Senate Overrode

Rural Hospital Grants; $3,000,000

Veto 61

Senate Overrode

Clemson University; LightRail; $700,000

Veto 62

Senate Overrode

University of South Carolina-Columbia; LightRail; $700,000

Veto 63

Senate Overrode

Medical University of South Carolina; LightRail; $700,000

Veto 64

Senate Overrode

Clemson University-PSA; Operating expenses; $275,000

Veto 65

Senate Overrode

Public Defenders & Staff; $3,993,844

H.4801

Veto 1

Senate Overrode

Clemson University; LightRail; $800,000

Veto 2

Senate Overrode

University of South Carolina–Columbia; LightRail; $800,000

Veto 3

Senate Overrode

Medical University of South Carolina; LightRail; $800,000

Veto 4

Senate Overrode

Research Authority-Hydrogen Grants; $2,500,000

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