WHEREAS, on September 14, 1999, I declared a state of emergency to exist because of the threat posed by Hurricane Floyd; and
WHEREAS, I subsequently rescinded that state of emergency and imposed a new state of emergency declaration for Georgetown, Horry, and Marion Counties due to the flooding that Hurricane Floyd generated; and
WHEREAS, the Constitution and Laws of South Carolina provide that a declared state of emergency shall not continue for a period of more than 15 days without the consent of the General Assembly; and
WHEREAS, the state of emergency for Georgetown, Horry, and Marion Counties ended at midnight, October 13, 1999.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of South Carolina, I do hereby declare that the herein described Executive Orders are cancelled, rescinded, and from this date declared null and void: Executive Orders 99-45 (overcharging), 99-46 (curfew), 99-53 (watercraft restrictions), and 99-55 (additional watercraft restrictions).
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 14th DAY OF OCTOBER, 1999.
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