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January 27, 2010
S. Printed 1/27/10--S.
Read the first time January 12, 2010.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 900) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 23-3-16, so as to mandate that the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division provide, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 1, by striking line 27, in Section 23-3-16, as contained in SECTION 1, and inserting therein the following:
/ protection must not be declined and must not be delineated as a line item in the annual general appropriations act." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.
LARRY A. MARTIN for Committee.
EXPLANATION OF IMPACT:
State Law Enforcement Division
Any additional impact to SLED is anticipated to be minimal and could likely be absorbed within existing resources.
Office of State Budget
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-16, SO AS TO MANDATE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION PROVIDE SECURITY AND PROTECTION FOR THE GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, WHICH MUST NOT BE DECLINED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 3 of Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-3-16. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has exclusive authority to provide security and protection for the Governor and Lieutenant Governor. This security and protection must not be declined."
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.
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