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 Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority is a state office that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(C); and
WHEREAS, John S. Rainey of Columbia, South Carolina, was previously named to the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority by former Governor Beasley;
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove John S. Rainey from the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority and declare the seat previously held by John S. Rainey to be vacant.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 3RD DAY OF DECEMBER, 1999.
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