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3889Ratification Number: 141Act Number: 75Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010405Primary Sponsor: CottyAll Sponsors: Cotty, Sheheen, J.M. Neal and LucasDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\skb\18360som01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010606Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20010719Subject: Register of Deeds, Kershaw County now has office of; county council to appoint; PropertyHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20010802 Act No. A75 ------ 20010719 Signed by Governor ------ 20010607 Ratified R141 Senate 20010606 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20010605 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20010605 Recalled from Kershaw County Delegation 87 SLD Senate 20010509 Committed to Kershaw County Delegation 87 SLD Senate 20010509 Recalled from Committee 11 SJ Senate 20010417 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee House 20010412 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010411 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, 20010412 House 20010405 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on April 5, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 5, 2001 - Word format
(A75, R141, H3889)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS' DUTIES BY A CLERK OF COURT IN CERTAIN COUNTIES, SO AS TO ADD KERSHAW COUNTY TO THE LIST OF THOSE COUNTIES WHICH HAVE BOTH A REGISTER OF DEEDS AND A CLERK OF COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-12, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A REGISTER OF DEEDS, SO AS TO ADD KERSHAW COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES IN WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY APPOINTS THE REGISTER OF DEEDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Kershaw County has register of deeds
SECTION 1. Section 30-5-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 272 of 2000, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-10. In every county in the State other than Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Chesterfield, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Kershaw, Lexington, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter the duties prescribed by law for the register of deeds must be performed by the clerk of court who has all the powers and emoluments given the register of deeds in Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Chesterfield, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Kershaw, Lexington, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter counties. The registers of deeds in Berkeley and Dorchester counties are elected for terms of four years and until a successor is elected in the general election and qualifies."
County governing board appoints register of deeds
SECTION 2. Section 30-5-12 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 272 of 2000, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-12. The governing bodies of Anderson, Beaufort, Chesterfield, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Oconee, Orangeburg, and Pickens counties shall appoint the register of deeds for its county under terms and conditions as it may agree upon. The governing body of Georgetown County may appoint a register of deeds only after advertising the information concerning the appointment for two weeks before action is taken in a newspaper of general circulation in the county."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 7th day of June, 2001.
Approved the 19th day of July, 2001.
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