Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 5051Primary Sponsor: HarrellCommittee Number: 27Type of Legislation: GBSubject: County disabilities and special needs board, propertyResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal AffairsComputer Document Number: NO5/7781BDW.94Introduced Date: 19940412Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940412Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Harrell FulmerType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 5051 House 19940412 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-20-387 SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS BEFORE A COUNTY DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD PURCHASES REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN OR ADJACENT TO A RESIDENTIAL AREA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-20-387. Before a county disabilities and special needs board purchases real property located within or adjacent to a residential area on which clients of the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs will reside, the board shall conduct a public hearing in the area on its intended use of the property. Notice of the public hearing must be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the area at least two weeks before the hearing. Notice also must be given by displaying a sign on the property for at least two weeks before the hearing."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.