Current Status Bill Number:
4407Ratification Number: 384Act Number: 323Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19960109Primary Sponsor: D. SmithAll Sponsors: D. SmithDrafted Document Number: gjk\22186sd.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960429Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960520Subject: Deaf and Blind School Commissioners
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960530 Act No. A323 ------ 19960520 Signed by Governor ------ 19960514 Ratified R384 Senate 19960429 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19960425 Read second time Senate 19960423 Committee report: Favorable 04 SED Senate 19960116 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee House 19960111 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19960110 Read second time House 19960109 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A323, R384, H4407)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, SO AS TO ADD A MEMBER TO THE BOARD APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM THE STATE AT LARGE TO REPRESENT THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Member added to board
SECTION 1. Section 59-47-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 86 of 1995, is further amended to read:
"Section 59-47-10. The board of commissioners of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind shall consist of ten members appointed by the Governor for terms of six years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Each congressional district must be represented by one board member, who must be a resident of that district, and four members must be appointed at large from the State. Of the members appointed at large, one must be deaf, one must be blind, one must represent the interests of persons with multiple handicaps, and one shall represent the general public. Vacancies must be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. The State Superintendent of Education and the executive officer of the Department of Health and Environmental Control are ex officio members of the board."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 20th day of May, 1996.