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H*3540 (Rat #0249, Act #0224 of 2014) General Bill, By Harrell, J.E. Smith, Bales, Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, Bannister, J.R. Smith, Patrick, Brannon, Erickson, Taylor, Huggins, Kennedy, Ballentine, Bernstein, Sellers, Williams, Jefferson, M.S. McLeod, Atwater, Bowers, R.L. Brown, Cole, Douglas, George, Hixon, Long, McCoy, Mitchell, Pitts, Pope, G.R. Smith, Tallon, Wood, Weeks, Knight and Hart
Similar (S 0445, S 0466)
Summary: Removal of officers by the Governor
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO ADD THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO THE LIST OF OFFICERS OR ENTITIES THE GOVERNING BOARD OF WHICH MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR ONLY FOR CERTAIN REASONS CONSTITUTING CAUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-320, RELATING TO THE STATE ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A TERM NOT COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR, AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO MAKE A TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT TO THE OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL PURSUANT TO SECTION 1-3-210 SHOULD A VACANCY OCCUR AT A TIME WHEN THE SENATE IS NOT IN SESSION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE EFFECTIVE UPON THE RATIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, AND SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE DELETING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE ADJUTANT GENERAL BE ELECTED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THIS STATE. - ratified title
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02/19/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 21)
02/19/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 21)
03/06/13House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 41)
03/07/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks, Knight
03/19/13House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Bedingfield, Bannister, Hiott, Owens, JR Smith, Tallon, Bales, Finlay, JE Smith (House Journal-page 52)
03/20/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 42)
03/20/13House Roll call Yeas-110 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 43)
03/20/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hart
03/21/13House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 37)
03/21/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/21/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/10/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 23)
04/24/13Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/24/13Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/24/13Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/25/13 Scrivener's error corrected
05/21/14Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/27/14House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 52)
05/27/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/29/14 Ratified R 249
06/03/14 Signed By Governor
06/11/14 Effective date See Act for Effective Date
06/12/14 Act No. 224



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