Reported by Joanne Lu, SCRN
The House of Representatives sustained 51 of 107 vetoes yesterday. Below is SCRN’s unofficial list of sustained vetoes:
Veto 2: $187,410 for SCAMP, a statewide consortium of twelve colleges designed to recruit black Ph.D. students in science and technology.
Veto 3: $67,967 for the Greenville Higher Ed Center, a consortium of colleges and universities serving the Upstate and surrounding areas.
Veto 4: $105,216 for a 10-week course teaching potential entrepreneurs how to start and grow businesses.
Veto 5: $416,336 for the Access & Equity program, which supports efforts to recruit and retain minority students.
Veto 7: $778,683 for the James E. Clyburn Transportation Center’s research and educational programs.
Veto 8: $478,786 for additional State teacher training and development funding.
Veto 9: $178,805 for increasing the number of black professors in critical academic research areas.
Veto 11: $558,573 for USC’s nanotech research.
Veto 12: $558,573 for USC’s hydrogen fuel cell research.
Veto 13: $111,714 for USC’s technology incubator.
Veto 17: $422,244 for the Rural Physicians program, which attempts to increase the number of doctors serving rural South Carolina.
Veto 18: $393,974 for student activities in rural and underserved communities.
Veto 26: $384,184 from DHHS’s Other Personal Services line with suggested replacement from Community Health Plan Grants funding.
Veto 30: $145,500 for the historic Old Exchange Building in Charleston.
Vetoes 40 & 41: $45,662 for DNR funding of the Southeastern Wildlife Expo.
Veto 42: $309,680 for print advertisements that generate tourism
Veto 43: $944,836 for the Department of Corrections with suggested merge with the Department of Probation, Pardon and Parole.
Vetoes 44 & 45: $585,403 for administration and consultive services in the Human Affairs Commission, which prevents discrimination in employment and housing.
Vetoes 46 & 47: $676,804 for administration and consumer services in the Department of Consumer Affairs, which prevents fraud or unfair business practices.
Veto 49: $1,289,600 for the House of Representatives.
Veto 50: $159,238 for the Lt. Gov.’s security detail.
Veto 51: $449,017 for stipends in aid to County-Election Commission.
Veto 52: $25,234,009 for the Budget and control Board.
Veto 53: Salary increase suspension for teachers. (Veto allows increases for both administrators and teachers.)
Vetoes 54 & 55: Rural hospital and community health plan grants
Veto 59: $75,000 for Clemson’s Public Service Authority’s Spring Dairy Exhibition program.
Veto 62: Proviso directing DNR to provide $50,000 for Southeastern Wildlife Expo
Veto 63: Prohibition of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism from closing or reducing full-time employees at the State House Gift Shop and the Santee Welcome Center. (Veto allows flexibility in trimming as necessary.)
Veto 67: Mandate to continue generous insurance benefits for the Board of Economic Advisors
Veto 68: Requirement that SLED provide the Lt. Gov.’s security detail, funded out of Lt. Gov’s Office’s operating budget.
Veto 69: Increase of state income tax credit from 25 to 30 percent for purchase of qualifying solar energy system
Veto 70: Redirection of $3 million from Healthcare Tobacco Settlement Fund to South Carolina Research Authority for health-related grant program along I-95 Corridor
Veto 74: $1,000,000 for House of Representatives reapportionment, one-time funding.
Veto 75: $20,000 for the Budget and Control Board reapportionment, one-time funding.
Veto 76: $297,855 for the Budget and Control Board operating expenses, one-time funding.
Veto 86: $1,000,000 for the Department of Agriculture operating expenses, one-time funding.
Veto 87: Transfer of $1,000,000 from DMV to the Budget and Control Board (SCEIS)
Veto 88: Transfer of $1,158,284 from the Educational Broadband Specturm Lease to the Budget and Control Board (SCEIS)
Veto 89: $7,407,035 from the Health Care Annualization and Maintenance of Effort Fund for the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Veto 90: $500,000 from the Health Care Annualization and Maintenance of Effort Fund for the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
Veto 101: $40,000 for the Secretary of State from the state stimulus fund with a suggested redirection to state Medicaid funding.
Veto 103: $111,948 for the Budget and control Board State Auditor’s Office from the state stimulus fund with a suggested redirection to state Medicaid funding.
Veto 104: $200,000 for the Department of Archives and History from the state stimulus fund with a suggested redirection to state Medicaid funding.
Veto 106: $50,000 for the State Museum from the state stimulus fund with a suggested redirection to state Medicaid funding.
Veto 107: Enhanced budgeting based on Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP), which the federal government has not funded yet.