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608Ratification Number: 176Act Number: 257Introducing Body: SenateSubject: Beaufort County Higher Education Commission
(A257, R176, S608)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 90 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BEAUFORT COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION FROM FIVE TO SEVEN MEMBERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Higher Education Commission created
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 90 of 1959, as last amended by Act 556 of 1960, is amended to read:
"Section 1. There is created the Beaufort County Higher Education Commission. The commission is composed of seven members who are appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of a majority of the members of the Beaufort County Legislative Delegation. The members of the commission shall serve for a term of two years or until their successors have been appointed and qualified. Not more than two weeks after its appointment the commission shall meet and elect a chairman and a secretary from among its membership, and organize further as it may desire. The commission may meet at such times as it considers necessary, the meetings to be called by the chairman, or upon the written request of three of its members."
SECTION 2. The two additional members provided for under the provisions of this act must be appointed as soon as is practicable after the effective date of this act. They shall serve for terms of two years commencing with the date of their appointments.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.