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H 3654 General Bill, By  House Ethics
Similar (S 0954)
    A Bill to amend Section 8-13-120, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended, relating to duties of the State Ethics Commission so as to require the Commission to give a respondent not less than thirty days notice of a formal hearing after a finding of probable cause or failure of respondent to comply with an advisory opinion in order to bring such notice in conformance with the notice requirement of the Administrative Procedure Act, permit the Attorney General to seek injunctive relief for an alleged criminal violation and to make certain actions taken by the Commission on complaints a matter of public record; to amend Section 8-13-460, as amended, relating to certain actions required of public officials or employees when their decision would affect their financial interest, so as to require such employee to file a written statement with his superior and if he has no superior to take such action as prescribed by the State Ethics Commission and to prescribe the action to be taken by a public official who is a member of the governing body of a state agency or commission or of any county, municipality or other political subdivision; and to amend Section 8-13-810, as amended, relating to persons required to file a statement of economic interest before taking oath of office or commencing employment so as to delete the twenty thousand dollar reporting threshold and to require certain employees and officials to file such statement.
03/12/80House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-1400
03/20/80House Debate adjourned HJ-1637
03/26/80House Debate adjourned HJ-1709
04/01/80House Read second time HJ-1792
04/02/80House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1813
04/02/80Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
04/02/80Senate Referred to Committee on Ethics SJ-11
04/16/80Senate Committee report: Favorable Ethics SJ-11
04/17/80Senate Recommitted to Committee on Ethics SJ-31

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