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Bill Number: 4042 Ratification Number: 694 Act Number 600 Introducing Body: House Subject: Membership of committee revised
(A600, R694, H4042)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 53-3-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY OF THE YEAR AND THE COMMITTEE TO CHOOSE THE FAMILY OF THE YEAR, SO AS TO ADD TWO ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO THIS COMMITTEE AND PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF THEIR APPOINTMENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Membership of committee revised
SECTION 1. Section 53-3-100 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 53-3-100. A committee is created to choose and honor the 'South Carolina Family of the Year' which must be recognized by the presentation of an appropriate award by the Governor on Saturday of 'Family Week in South Carolina.' The committee is composed of one member appointed by the Governor and one member appointed by the head of each of the following state agencies: the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the Department of Youth Services, the South Carolina Commission on Aging, the Department of Social Services, the Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and the Department of Agriculture Clemson College Extension Service. The terms of the members are for four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. The committee shall meet as soon after the appointment of its members as practicable and organize by electing one of its members as chairman, one as secretary, and such other officers that it may determine. The expenses of the committee must be paid by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism from funds appropriated for this purpose."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.