EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2011-13



WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina has pending before it several matters of great importance, including significant State Government Restructuring reforms, specifically H.3066, H. 3267, H.3070, and H.3152; and

WHEREAS, Article IV, Section 19 of the South Carolina Constitution states in pertinent part that [t]he Governor may on extraordinary occasions convene the General Assembly in extra session; and

WHEREAS, understanding the duties and responsibilities placed on me by the Constitution and laws of this State, I have determined that there exists an extraordinary occasion requiring me to convene the General Assembly in extra session prior to the next regular session of the General Assembly.

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, and by the power vested in me by Article IV, Section 19 of the Constitution of the State of South Carolina, I hereby call an extra session of the General Assembly of South Carolina to convene at the State House in Columbia on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 2nd DAY OF JUNE, 2011.

NIKKI R. HALEY
Governor

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