HOUSE AMENDED
        PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 1033                      PRINTER'S NO. 1220

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


SENATE BILL

No. 879 Session of 1983


        INTRODUCED BY TILGHMAN, JUNE 22, 1983

        AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, HOUSE OF
           REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, SEPTEMBER 20, 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  $2,119,000.
    19  Section 2.  Itemization of furniture and equipment projects.
    20     The additional capital projects in the category of Public

     1  Improvements, consisting of the acquisition of original movable
     2  furniture and equipment to complete public improvement projects,
     3  to be financed by the incurring of debt, and to be purchased by
     4  the Department of General Services, are hereby itemized together
     5  with their estimated financial costs:
     6  (1) Department of Education                            $368,000   <--
     7                                                         $744,000
     8   (i) Bloomsburg University
     9     (A) Project No. DGS 401-40;
    10     Renovation of Hartline
    11     Science Center                                        40,000
    12   (ii) California University
    13     (A) Project No. DGS 402-43;
    14     Renovation of Old
    15     Science Building                                     144,000
    16   (iii) Edinboro University
    17     (A) Project No. DGS 406-43;
    18     Conversion of Ross
    19     Dining Hall                                           40,000
    20   (iv) Lock Haven University
    21     (A) Project No. DGS 409-42;
    22     Renovation of Thomas
    23     Field House                                          144,000
    24   (V) UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH -                                   <--
    25     BRADFORD CAMPUS
    26     (A) PROJECT NO. DGS 1103-33;
    27     LIBRARY AND
    28     ADMINISTRATION BUILDING                              376,000
    29  (2) Department of Environmental Resources               $32,000
    30   (i) Beltzville State Park
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     1     (A) Project No. DGS 194-37;
     2     Administration/Maintenance
     3     Building                                               5,000
     4   (ii) Cook Forest State
     5     Park
     6     (A) Project No. DGS 191-37;
     7     Handicapped Improvements                               4,000
     8   (iii) Gifford Pinchot State
     9     Park
    10     (A) Project No. DGS 127-1;
    11     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    12   (iv) Hickory Run State Park
    13     (A) Project No. DGS 114-4;
    14     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    15   (v) Kings Gap Environmental
    16     Center
    17     (A) Project No. DGS 186-1;
    18     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    19   (vi) Laurel Hill State Park
    20     (A) Project No. DGS 145-5;
    21     Handicapped Improvements                               2,000
    22   (vii) Nolde Forest Environmental
    23     Center
    24     (A) Project No. DGS 187-1;
    25     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
    26   (viii) Presque Isle State Park
    27     (A) Project No. DGS 163-14;
    28     Handicapped Improvements                               2,000
    29   (ix) Prince Gallitzin State Park
    30     (A) Project No. DGS 193-34;
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     1     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
     2   (x) Pymatuning State Park
     3     (A) Project No. DGS 103-2;
     4     Handicapped Improvements                               3,000
     5   (xi) Raccoon Creek State Park
     6     (A) Project No. DGS 146-4;
     7     Handicapped Improvements                               1,000
     8  (3) Department of Public Welfare                     $1,103,000   <--
     9                                                       $1,343,000
    10   (i) Harrisburg State Hospital
    11     (A) Project No. DGS 506-12;
    12     Computer Facility                                  1,103,000   <--
    13                                                        1,343,000
    14  Section 3.  Debt authorization.
    15     The Governor, Auditor General and State Treasurer are hereby
    16  authorized and directed to borrow, from time to time, in
    17  addition to any authorization heretofore or hereafter enacted,
    18  on the credit of the Commonwealth, subject to the limitations
    19  provided in the current capital budget, money not exceeding in
    20  the aggregate the sum of $1,503,000 $2,119,000 as may be found    <--
    21  necessary to carry out the acquisition of original furniture and
    22  equipment projects specifically itemized in a capital budget.
    23  Section 4.  Issue of bonds.
    24     The indebtedness herein authorized shall be incurred from
    25  time to time and shall be evidenced by one or more series of
    26  general obligation bonds of the Commonwealth in such aggregate
    27  principal amount for each series as the Governor, Auditor
    28  General and State Treasurer shall determine, but the latest
    29  stated maturity date shall not exceed the estimated useful life
    30  of the projects being financed as stated in section 5.
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     1  Section 5.  Estimated useful life of projects.
     2     The General Assembly states that the estimated useful life of
     3  the furniture and equipment projects heretofore itemized is ten
     4  years. The maximum term of the debt authorized to be incurred
     5  hereunder is ten years.
     6  Section 6.  Appropriation.
     7     The net proceeds of the sale of the obligations herein
     8  authorized are hereby appropriated from the Capital Facilities
     9  Fund to the Department of General Services in the maximum amount
    10  of $1,503,000 $2,119,000 to be used by it exclusively to defray   <--
    11  the financial cost of the furniture and equipment projects
    12  specifically itemized in a capital budget. After reserving or
    13  paying the expenses of the sale of the obligation, the State
    14  Treasurer shall pay to the Department of General Services the
    15  moneys as required and certified by it to be legally due and
    16  payable.
    17  Section 7.  Federal funds.
    18     In addition to those funds appropriated in section 6, all
    19  moneys received from the Federal Government for the projects
    20  specifically itemized herein, are also hereby appropriated for
    21  these projects.
    22  Section 8.  Effective date.
    23     This act shall take effect July 1, 1983 or, if enacted
    24  subsequently, immediately.




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