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 State Human Affairs Commission is a state office created by S.C. Code Ann. § 1-13-40 that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(C); and
WHEREAS, Robert D. Hazel of West Columbia was previously named as a member of the State Human Affairs Commission by a Governor of this State.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Robert D. Hazel from the State Human Affairs Commission and declare the office vacant.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 9th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1999.
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