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A80, R118, H3919
Sponsors: Reps. Mitchell, Alexander, Gunn, Dillard, Hamilton, Limehouse, J.R. Smith, King, Kirsh, Littlejohn, J.M. Neal, Herbkersman, Stavrinakis, Chalk, Cobb-Hunter, Anthony, Branham, Brantley, Parker, Allison, Gilliard, J.H. Neal, Whipper, Mack, Battle, Hosey, Allen, Weeks, Jennings, Loftis, Knight, Vick, Rutherford and Hutto
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Introduced in the House on April 22, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on April 30, 2009
Last Amended on April 29, 2009
Currently residing in the House
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Housing Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/22/2009 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-14 4/22/2009 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Herbkersman, Stavrinakis, Chalk, Cobb-Hunter 4/23/2009 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Anthony, Branham, Brantley, Parker, Allison, Gilliard, J.H.Neal, Whipper, Mack, Battle, Hosey, Allen, Weeks, Jennings, Loftis, Knight, Vick, Rutherford 4/28/2009 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 29, 2009 HJ-34 4/29/2009 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hutto 4/29/2009 House Amended HJ-193 4/29/2009 House Read second time HJ-195 4/30/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-14 4/30/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-19 4/30/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-19 4/30/2009 Scrivener's error corrected 5/5/2009 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Sheheen (ch), Knotts, Campsen, Lourie, Campbell 5/14/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-18 5/19/2009 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-28 5/19/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-28 5/20/2009 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-63 5/21/2009 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-7 5/21/2009 House Roll call Yeas-58 Nays-0 HJ-7 5/27/2009 Ratified R 118 6/2/2009 Vetoed by Governor 6/16/2009 House Veto Sustained Yeas-69 Nays-40 HJ-111 6/16/2009 House Reconsidered HJ-136 6/16/2009 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-81 Nays-24 HJ-136 6/16/2009 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-31 Nays-11 6/22/2009 Effective date 07/01/09 6/24/2009 Act No. 80
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A80, R118, H3919)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-250 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSING COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS TO ENSURE AND FOSTER THE AVAILABILITY OF SAFE, SOUND, AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND WORKFORCE HOUSING FOR EVERY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION, AND FOR OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
South Carolina Housing Commission
SECTION 1. Chapter 1, Title 2 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 2-1-250. (A) The South Carolina Housing Commission (commission) is hereby established. The purpose of the commission is to provide recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on an annual basis to ensure and foster the availability of safe, sound, and affordable housing and workforce housing for every South Carolinian. The commission also may make recommendations relating to such other housing, real property, and community development issues as it considers desirable.
(B) The commission shall consist of fifteen members. Of these members, five must be members of the House of Representatives to be appointed by the Speaker of the House; five must be members of the Senate to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate; and five must be nonlegislative members selected by the other legislative members. All members must be qualified electors of this State.
Legislative members shall serve terms concurrent with their terms of office. Nonlegislative members shall serve for terms of four years each. Appointments to fill vacancies, other than by expiration of a term, must be for the unexpired terms. Legislative and nonlegislative members may be reappointed for successive terms. Vacancies must be filled in the same manner as the original appointments.
The commission shall elect a chairman and vice chairman every two years from among its membership, who must be members of the General Assembly.
(C) A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum. The meetings of the commission shall be held at the call of the chairman or whenever the majority of the members request.
No recommendation of the commission shall be adopted if a majority of the Senate members or a majority of the House members appointed to the commission vote against the recommendation.
(D) The commission shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) undertake analyses, gather information and data, and pursue such other activities as may be desirable to accomplish its purposes;
(2) report annually on its activities during the preceding year and include a discussion of analyses made and recommendations for administrative or legislative action; and
(3) review newly enacted federal legislation pertaining to mortgage lending and brokering and determine if the federal legislation necessitates amendments to the laws of this State.
(E) The chairman shall submit to the General Assembly and the Governor an annual summary of the activity and work of the commission together with its recommendations no later than the first day of each regular session of the General Assembly.
(F) Staff for the commission shall be provided from the standing committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate with jurisdiction over the subject matter being studied by the commission.
(G) Members of the commission shall serve without compensation, subsistence, per diem, or mileage."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2009.
Ratified the 27th day of May, 2009.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/2/09.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/16/09.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/16/09.
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