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A121, R125, S430
Sponsors: Senator Alexander
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Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the House on March 4, 2021
Last Amended on March 2, 2021
Passed by the General Assembly on March 2, 2022
Governor's Action: March 14, 2022, Signed
Summary: Commission for the Blind
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/12/2021 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 309) 1/12/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 309) 2/24/2021 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 11) 2/25/2021 Scrivener's error corrected 3/2/2021 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 50) 3/2/2021 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 50) 3/2/2021 Senate Roll call Ayes-45 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 50) 3/3/2021 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/4/2021 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 4) 3/4/2021 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 4) 2/23/2022 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 50) 3/1/2022 House Read second time (House Journal-page 13) 3/1/2022 House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 13) 3/2/2022 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 9) 3/9/2022 Ratified R 125 3/14/2022 Signed By Governor 3/16/2022 Effective date 03/14/22 3/16/2022 Act No. 121
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A121, R125, S430)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 43-25-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Commission for the Blind
SECTION 1. Section 43-25-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 239 of 2018, is further amended to read:
"Section 43-25-10. There is created the South Carolina Commission for the Blind. The commission shall consist of seven members, one from each of the seven congressional districts, of whom three shall meet the legal definition of blindness as defined in Section 43-25-20. The Governor shall, with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint the members of the commission for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. All vacancies must be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the unexpired portion of the term only. The members of the commission shall elect one of its members as chairman for a term of two years or until his successor has been elected. The chairman shall preside at the regular meetings of the commission to be held at least once each year. The chairman may call a meeting when he considers it necessary to be held at a time to be determined by the commission. The commission shall appoint a commissioner and other officers as the commission considers necessary, none of whom may be a member of the commission, and shall fix the compensation and prescribe the duties of these appointees. The members of the commission shall receive no salary but must be allowed the usual mileage, subsistence, and per diem as authorized by law for commissions, committees, and boards."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 9th day of March, 2022.
Approved the 14th day of March, 2022.
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