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TO AMEND ACT 114 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ARE APPOINTED, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHERE THE COMMISSION WILL MEET, AND TO REVISE OR DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 114 of 1959 (formerly designated as Section 21-3071 of the 1962 Code), as last amended by Act 131 of 1963, is further amended to read:
"Section 1. There is hereby created the Horry County Higher Education Commission. The commission shall be composed of sixteen members who shall be appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of a majority of the county legislative delegation, including the Senator.
The initial membership shall hold office for terms ending upon the dates set opposite their names, as follows:
Name of Member Date of Expiration of Term
Joseph Holliday July 1, 1963
E. C. Wall July 1, 1963
E. E. Prince July 1, 1963
C. A. Spivey July 1, 1963
J. C. Hipp July 1, 1964
D. W. Green, Jr. July 1, 1964
Lloyd Causey July 1, 1964
M. B. Gilreath July 1, 1964
E. H. Carmichael July 1, 1965
Mrs. W. E. Cameron July 1, 1965
E. F. Southern July 1, 1965
George Lovell July 1, 1965
James Blanton July 1, 1966
Charles Tilghman July 1, 1966
T. W. Anderson July 1, 1966
R. C. Smith July 1, 1966
Thereafter, upon the expiration of the terms of office of the present members, successors Members shall be appointed for terms of four years, provided always that there shall be at least one member from each of the eight public school attendance areas in the county. In the event of any vacancy, a successor shall be appointed for the balance of the unexpired term, but all members of the commission shall hold office until their successors have been appointed and shall qualify. No member of the commission shall receive any compensation for serving on the commission. The commission shall at all times have a chairman, vice-chairman, and a secretary elected from its appointed membership. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, meetings of the commission shall be held at a place designated by the chairman."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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