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S*0954 (Rat #0430, Act #0374 of 1980) General Bill, By Senate Ethics
Similar (H 3654)
    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 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 dolllar reporting threshold and to require certain employees and officials to file such statement.
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03/12/80Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-10
03/14/80Senate Read second time SJ-25
03/14/80Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-25
03/19/80Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-105
03/20/80House Introduced and read first time HJ-1624
03/20/80House Referred to Committee on Ethics HJ-1624
04/09/80House Committee report: Favorable Ethics HJ-1930
04/15/80House Read second time HJ-2070
04/16/80House Read third time and enrolled HJ-2103
04/17/80Senate Ratified R 430 SJ-6
04/22/80 Signed By Governor
04/22/80 Effective date 04/22/80 (EXCEPT SEC. 4 -01/01/81)
04/22/80 Act No. 374
04/30/80 Copies available

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