WHEREAS, on October 17, 2001, to facilitate a coordinated approach to homeland security issues facing South Carolina the Governor's Security Council was established by Executive Order 2001-34; and
WHEREAS, to maintain peace, tranquility and good order in the State, the Governor's Security Council should include representatives of each of the State's leading law enforcement agencies; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Parole, Probation, and Pardon Services are integral components of the State law enforcement team traditionally called upon to work with other public safety agencies in emergency management and response situations.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina, the membership of the Governor's Security Council created by Executive Order 2001-34 is hereby increased to include the Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources and the Director of the Department of Parole, Probation, and Pardon Services, so that the council is now comprised of the following persons:
Special Advisor to the Governor for Homeland Security (Chairman)
Chief of the State Law Enforcement Division
Director of the Department of Public Safety
Executive Director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control
Director of the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division
State Fire Marshal
Director of the State Division of Aeronautics
Executive Director of the Department of Transportation
Speaker of the House of Representatives
President Pro Tem of the Senate
Special Agent in Charge for South Carolina of the Federal
Bureau of Investigation
Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources
Director of the Department of Parole, Probation, and Pardon Services
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 23rd DAY OF OCTOBER, 2001.
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