PRINTER'S NO. 1534
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
1062
Session of
2020
INTRODUCED BY BROWNE, FEBRUARY 6, 2020
REFERRED TO APPROPRIATIONS, FEBRUARY 6, 2020
A SUPPLEMENT
To the act of November 30, 1965 (P.L.843, No.355), entitled "An
act providing for the establishment and operation of Temple
University as an instrumentality of the Commonwealth to serve
as a State-related university in the higher education system
of the Commonwealth; providing for change of name; providing
for the composition of the board of trustees; terms of
trustees, and the power and duties of such trustees;
providing for preference to Pennsylvania residents in
tuition; providing for public support and capital
improvements; authorizing appropriations in amounts to be
fixed annually by the General Assembly; providing for the
auditing of accounts of expenditures from said
appropriations; authorizing the issuance of bonds exempt from
taxation within the Commonwealth; requiring the President to
make an annual report of the operations of Temple
University," making an appropriation for carrying the same
into effect; providing for a basis for payments of such
appropriation; and providing a method of accounting for the
funds appropriated and for certain fiscal information
disclosure.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The following sum, or as much thereof as may be
necessary, is hereby appropriated to the Trustees of Temple
University for the fiscal year July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021,
for the purposes and in the amount as shown:
For general support........... $158,206,000
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Section 2. Payments to Temple University on account of the
appropriation provided in section 1 shall be made on the basis
of costs during the fiscal year.
Section 3. (a) Payment to Temple University of the
appropriation provided in section 1 shall be made monthly during
the fiscal year.
(b) Such monthly payments shall be made in accordance with
the provisions of section 2 on the basis of estimated costs. The
estimate of costs shall be submitted by Temple University to the
Secretary of Education, the General Assembly and the State
Treasurer not later than 30 days prior to the date on which such
payment is to be made.
Section 4. (a) Temple University shall apply the moneys
appropriated by this act only for such purposes as are permitted
in this act and shall at all times maintain proper records
showing the application of such moneys. Not later than 120 days
after the close of the fiscal year to which this act relates,
Temple University shall file, with the Secretary of Education,
the General Assembly and the Auditor General of the
Commonwealth, a statement setting forth the amounts and purposes
of all expenditures made from moneys appropriated by this act
and other university accounts during said fiscal year, as
provided in section 2, used as a basis for receipt of any
appropriation during said fiscal year.
(b) Such statement of expenditures and costs shall be
reviewed by the Auditor General of the Commonwealth, and he
shall have the right, in respect to the moneys appropriated by
this act, to audit and disallow expenditures made for purposes
not permitted by this act and to cause such sums to be recovered
and paid by Temple University to the State Treasurer. In respect
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to expenditures made by the university from moneys other than
those appropriated by this act, the Auditor General shall have
the right to review only, and he shall file annually with the
General Assembly such information concerning said expenditures
as the General Assembly or any of its committees may require.
Section 5. Temple University shall provide full, complete
and accurate information as may be required by the Department of
Education or the chairman or the minority chairman of the
Appropriations Committee of the Senate or the chairman or the
minority chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the House
of Representatives.
Section 6. Temple University shall present and report its
financial statements required under the provisions of this act
in accordance with: the generally accepted accounting principles
as prescribed by the National Association of College and
University Business Officers, the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants, or their successors, or by any
other recognized authoritative body; the "Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania Budget Instructions for the State System of Higher
Education, State-Related Universities and Non-State-Related
Colleges and Universities"; and the financial reporting policies
and standards promulgated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
and by the Federal Government that apply to Temple University.
Section 7. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020, or
immediately, whichever is later.
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