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A223, R251, S1329
Sponsors: Senator Fair
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Introduced in the Senate on March 14, 2012
Introduced in the House on April 17, 2012
Last Amended on March 29, 2012
Passed by the General Assembly on June 6, 2012
Governor's Action: June 7, 2012, Signed
Summary: Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/14/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6) 3/14/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 6) 3/22/2012 Senate Polled out of committee Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 9) 3/22/2012 Senate Committee report: Favorable Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 9) 3/27/2012 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/27/2012 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/27/2012 Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/28/2012 Scrivener's error corrected 3/29/2012 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 35) 4/10/2012 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 14) 4/17/2012 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 10) 4/17/2012 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 10) 5/30/2012 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 35) 6/5/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 95) 6/5/2012 House Roll call Yeas-113 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 96) 6/6/2012 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 35) 6/6/2012 Ratified R 251 6/7/2012 Signed By Governor 6/19/2012 Effective date 06/07/12 6/21/2012 Act No. 223
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A223, R251, S1329)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, AND THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBER OF THE BOARD WHO IS APPOINTED ON AN AT-LARGE BASIS MUST BE SELECTED FROM ONE OF THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS AND AT LEAST ONE APPOINTEE SHALL POSSESS THE QUALIFICATIONS THAT THE AT-LARGE APPOINTEE FORMERLY MET.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Board of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services
SECTION 1. Section 24-21-10(B) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 273 of 2010, is further amended to read:
"(B) The Board of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is composed of seven members. The terms of office of the members are for six years. Each of the seven members must be appointed from each of the congressional districts. At least one appointee shall have at least five years of work or volunteer experience in one or more of the following fields: parole, probation, corrections, criminal justice, law, law enforcement, psychology, psychiatry, sociology, or social work. Vacancies must be filled by gubernatorial appointment with the advice and consent of the Senate for the unexpired term. If a vacancy occurs during a recess of the Senate, the Governor may fill the vacancy by appointment for the unexpired term pending the consent of the Senate, provided the appointment is received for confirmation on the first day of the Senate's next meeting following the vacancy. A chairman must be elected annually by a majority of the membership of the board. The chairman may serve consecutive terms."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 6th day of June, 2012.
Approved the 7th day of June, 2012.
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