Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Section 55-11-320 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 326 of 2002, is further amended to read:
"Section 55-11-320. The corporate powers and duties of the Richland-Lexington Airport District must be exercised and performed by a commission to be known as Richland-Lexington Airport Commission. The commission must be composed of twelve members.
to be appointed by the Governor as follows: five Five members must be appointed upon the recommendation of a majority of by the Lexington County Legislative Delegation, five members must be appointed upon the recommendation of a majority of by the Richland County Legislative Delegation, and two members must be appointed upon the recommendation of by the City Council of the City of Columbia. The members of the commission shall serve for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Members may not serve more than two consecutive terms. A member serving on July 1, 1994, may serve until the expiration of the term for which he was elected and may serve two additional terms. In the event of a vacancy for any reason, other than the expiration of a term, a successor must be appointed in the same manner of the original appointment for the balance of the unexpired term. Any member may be removed by the appointing authority for neglect of duty, misconduct, or malfeasance in office after being given a written statement of reasons and an opportunity to be heard. Notwithstanding the expiration of the term of office of any member, he shall continue to serve until his successor shall have been recommended, appointed, and qualified, but any delay in appointing a successor shall not extend the term of such the successor. The members of the commission shall serve without compensation, except for their actual and necessary expenses while in performance of duties prescribed under this article."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
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