Current Status Bill Number:
4768Ratification Number: 323Act Number: 455Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980305Primary Sponsor: HinsonAll Sponsors: Hinson, H. Brown, Law, Gourdine and DantzlerDrafted Document Number: pt\1781dw.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980317Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19980408Subject: Berkeley County, appointment and budget powers for certain boards; legislative county delegation
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19980910 Act No. A455 ------ 19980408 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19980401 Ratified R323 Senate 19980317 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19980313 Read second time Senate 19980312 Unanimous consent for second and third reading on the next two consecutive Legislative days Senate 19980312 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19980311 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19980310 Read second time House 19980305 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A455, R323, H4768)
AN ACT TO REPEAL ACT 159 OF 1995, RELATING TO THE DEVOLUTION OF APPOINTMENTS AND BUDGETARY APPROVALS FOR CERTAIN OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING BERKELEY COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF BERKELEY COUNTY AND PROVIDE THAT ALL APPOINTMENTS PREVIOUSLY MADE PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY CONFERRED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ACT 159 OF 1995 SHALL CONTINUE UNTIL THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS FOR WHICH THEY WERE APPOINTED OR A VACANCY OCCURS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Repeal; persons to continue to serve
SECTION 1. (A) Act 159 of 1995 is repealed.
(B) All persons appointed by the governing body of Berkeley County pursuant to the provisions of Act 159 of 1995, shall continue to serve until the term for which they were appointed expires or a vacancy occurs, at which time the Berkeley County Legislative Delegation shall fill all vacancies for the appropriate offices, boards, and commissions which they had formerly devolved to the governing body of Berkeley County.
Code Commissioner to indicate
SECTION 2. The Code Commissioner shall indicate in the appropriate locations in the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, the devolution of power to make appointments from the governing body of Berkeley County to the Berkeley County Legislative Delegation.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 04/08/98.