WHEREAS, Section 1-3-240(B) of the South Carolina Code of Laws states: "[a]ny person appointed to a state office by a Governor, either with or without the advice and consent of the Senate, other than those officers enumerated in subsection (C), may be removed from office by the Governor at his discretion by an Executive Order removing the officer"; and
WHEREAS, membership on the South Carolina Commission for the Blind is a state office appointed by the Governor that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in Section 1-3-240(C) of the South Carolina Code of Laws; and
WHEREAS, William Parnell Diggs of Horry County, South Carolina, was previously appointed to the Commission on May 19, 2002.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove William Parnell Diggs from the South Carolina Commission for the Blind and declare the seat previously held by William Parnell Diggs to be vacant.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 31st DAY OF JANUARY, 2005.
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