Note: There is a duplication in the numbering of Executive Orders. Governor David Beasley issued 99-1, 99-2, 99-3, and 99-4. Governor Jim Hodges issued 99-2, 99-6, 99-7, 99-8, and 99-9. There is no Eexcutive Order 99-5.
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 Agency Head Salary Commission is a state office created by S.C. Code Ann. § 8-11-160 that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(C); and
WHEREAS, Dick Richardson of Fort Mill, South Carolina, was previously named to the Agency Head Salary Commission as one of the three appointees the Governor is permitted by law;
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Dick Richardson from the Agency Head Salary Commission and declare the seat on the Agency Head Salary Commission held by Dick Richardson to be vacant.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 25TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1999.
JAMES H. HODGES
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