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S*0237 (Rat #0088, Act #0051 of 1989) General Bill, By W.R. Lee, Bryan, Courson, Drummond, H.U. Fielding, Giese, J.C. Hayes, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, I.E. Lourie, Matthews, McConnell, P.B. McLeod, Patterson, Peeler, T.H. Pope, Saleeby, Setzler, R.C. Shealy, H.C. Smith, H.S. Stilwell, Thomas and Wilson
    A Bill to amend Section 23-11-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to vacancies in the office of sheriff, so as to provide that the chief deputy or second-in-command of the sheriff's office shall act as sheriff until the vacancy is filled, except when a vacancy occurs as a result of an indictment, and provide that while acting as sheriff, the chief deputy or second-in-command is subject to the duties and liabilities incident to the office of sheriff; to amend Section 23-11-50, relating to the requirement that the coroner shall act as sheriff during a vacancy, so as to limit the vacancy to one occurring as a result of the indictment of the sheriff; and to repeal Sections 23-11-60, 23-11-70, 23-11-80, 23-11-90, and 23-11-100 relating to the responsibilities of the country coroner and clerk when there is a vacancy in the office of sheriff.-amended title
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01/24/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
01/24/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-7
02/16/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-11
02/21/89Senate Amended SJ-14
02/21/89Senate Read second time SJ-15
02/22/89Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-14
02/23/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-9
02/23/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-10
03/02/89House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-50
03/02/89House Committed to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-50
04/11/89House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-4
04/13/89House Read second time HJ-28
04/18/89House Read third time and enrolled HJ-29
04/20/89 Ratified R 88
04/26/89 Signed By Governor
04/26/89 Effective date 04/26/89
04/26/89 Act No. 51
05/16/89 Copies available

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