WHEREAS, S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(B) 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 created by S.C. Code Ann. § 43-25-10 that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(C); and
WHEREAS, Vicky Wray of Horry County; V. Al Pakalnis of Richland County; Oliver Willis of Spartanburg County; Christopher Yates of Darlington County; and Reginald Wilson of Richland County were previously appointed to the South Carolina Commission for the Blind by a Governor;
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Vicky Wray, V. Al Pakalnis, Oliver Willis, Christopher Yates and Reginald Wilson from the South Carolina Commission for the Blind and declare their seats to be vacant,
PROVIDED, that the individuals removed herein shall serve in a de facto capacity until their successors have been appointed and qualify, or as may be provided in a future Executive Order.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 2nd DAY OF JUNE, 1999.
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