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Bill Number: 780 Ratification Number: 377 Act Number 320 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Relating to the term of enlistment in the South Carolina State Guard
(A320, R377, S780)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-3-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TERM OF ENLISTMENT IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LENGTH OF THE AUTHORIZED TERM OF ENLISTMENT AND TO PERMIT EXTENSIONS OF SUCH ENLISTMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZED PERIODS UPON THE CONSENT OF THE STATE GUARD AND THE ENLISTED PERSON.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Term of enlistment
Section 1. Section 25-3-70 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 25-3-70. No person shall be enlisted for more than three years, but such enlistment may be extended or renewed for additional periods of up to three years upon the consent of the State Guard and the enlisted person. The oath to be taken upon enlistment in such force shall be substantially in the form prescribed for enlisted persons of the National Guard substituting the words 'South Carolina State Guard' where necessary."
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon the approval by the Governor.