PRINTER'S NO. 1033

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


SENATE BILL

No. 879 Session of 1983


        INTRODUCED BY TILGHMAN, JUNE 22, 1983

        REFERRED TO APPROPRIATIONS, JUNE 22, 1983

                                  A SUPPLEMENT

     1  To the act of        (P.L.   , No.   ), entitled "An act
     2     providing for the capital budget for the fiscal year 1983-
     3     1984," itemizing furniture and equipment projects to be
     4     acquired by the Department of General Services, together with
     5     their estimated financial cost; authorizing the incurring of
     6     debt without the approval of the electors for the purpose of
     7     financing the projects to be acquired by the Department of
     8     General Services; stating the estimated useful life of the
     9     projects; and making an appropriation.

    10     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    11  hereby enacts as follows:
    12  Section 1.  Total authorization.
    13     The total authorization for the additional capital projects
    14  consisting of the acquisition of movable furniture and equipment
    15  to complete public improvement projects itemized in section 2,
    16  purchased by the Department of General Services and to be
    17  financed by the incurring of debt, shall be $1,503,000.
    18  Section 2.  Itemization of furniture and equipment projects.
    19     The additional capital projects in the category of Public
    20  Improvements, consisting of the acquisition of original movable
    21  furniture and equipment to complete public improvement projects,

     1  to be financed by the incurring of debt, and to be purchased by
     2  the Department of General Services, are hereby itemized together
     3  with their estimated financial costs:
     4  (1) Department of Education                            $368,000
     5   (i) Bloomsburg University
     6     (A) Project No. DGS 401-40;
     7     Renovation of Hartline
     8     Science Center                                        40,000
     9   (ii) California University
    10     (A) Project No. DGS 402-43;
    11     Renovation of Old
    12     Science Building                                     144,000
    13   (iii) Edinboro University
    14     (A) Project No. DGS 406-43;
    15     Conversion of Ross
    16     Dining Hall                                           40,000
    17   (iv) Lock Haven University
    18     (A) Project No. DGS 409-42;
    19     Renovation of Thomas
    20     Field House                                          144,000
    21  (2) Department of Environmental Resources               $32,000
    22   (i) Beltzville State Park
    23     (A) Project No. DGS 194-37;
    24     Administration/Maintenance
    25     Building                                               5,000
    26   (ii) Cook Forest State
    27     Park
    28     (A) Project No. DGS 191-37;
    29     Handicapped Improvements                               4,000
    30   (iii) Gifford Pinchot State
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     1     Park
     2     (A) Project No. DGS 127-1;
     3     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
     4   (iv) Hickory Run State Park
     5     (A) Project No. DGS 114-4;
     6     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
     7   (v) Kings Gap Environmental
     8     Center
     9     (A) Project No. DGS 186-1;
    10     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    11   (vi) Laurel Hill State Park
    12     (A) Project No. DGS 145-5;
    13     Handicapped Improvements                               2,000
    14   (vii) Nolde Forest Environmental
    15     Center
    16     (A) Project No. DGS 187-1;
    17     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    18   (viii) Presque Isle State Park
    19     (A) Project No. DGS 163-14;
    20     Handicapped Improvements                               2,000
    21   (ix) Prince Gallitzin State Park
    22     (A) Project No. DGS 193-34;
    23     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    24   (x) Pymatuning State Park
    25     (A) Project No. DGS 103-2;
    26     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    27   (xi) Raccoon Creek State Park
    28     (A) Project No. DGS 146-4;
    29     Handicapped Improvements                               1,000
    30  (3) Department of Public Welfare                     $1,103,000
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     1   (i) Harrisburg State Hospital
     2     (A) Project No. DGS 506-12;
     3     Computer Facility                                  1,103,000
     4  Section 3.  Debt authorization.
     5     The Governor, Auditor General and State Treasurer are hereby
     6  authorized and directed to borrow, from time to time, in
     7  addition to any authorization heretofore or hereafter enacted,
     8  on the credit of the Commonwealth, subject to the limitations
     9  provided in the current capital budget, money not exceeding in
    10  the aggregate the sum of $1,503,000 as may be found necessary to
    11  carry out the acquisition of original furniture and equipment
    12  projects specifically itemized in a capital budget.
    13  Section 4.  Issue of bonds.
    14     The indebtedness herein authorized shall be incurred from
    15  time to time and shall be evidenced by one or more series of
    16  general obligation bonds of the Commonwealth in such aggregate
    17  principal amount for each series as the Governor, Auditor
    18  General and State Treasurer shall determine, but the latest
    19  stated maturity date shall not exceed the estimated useful life
    20  of the projects being financed as stated in section 5.
    21  Section 5.  Estimated useful life of projects.
    22     The General Assembly states that the estimated useful life of
    23  the furniture and equipment projects heretofore itemized is ten
    24  years. The maximum term of the debt authorized to be incurred
    25  hereunder is ten years.
    26  Section 6.  Appropriation.
    27     The net proceeds of the sale of the obligations herein
    28  authorized are hereby appropriated from the Capital Facilities
    29  Fund to the Department of General Services in the maximum amount
    30  of $1,503,000 to be used by it exclusively to defray the
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     1  financial cost of the furniture and equipment projects
     2  specifically itemized in a capital budget. After reserving or
     3  paying the expenses of the sale of the obligation, the State
     4  Treasurer shall pay to the Department of General Services the
     5  moneys as required and certified by it to be legally due and
     6  payable.
     7  Section 7.  Federal funds.
     8     In addition to those funds appropriated in section 6, all
     9  moneys received from the Federal Government for the projects
    10  specifically itemized herein, are also hereby appropriated for
    11  these projects.
    12  Section 8.  Effective date.
    13     This act shall take effect July 1, 1983 or, if enacted
    14  subsequently, immediately.











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