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A86, R98, S913
Sponsors: Senator Sheheen
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Introduced in the Senate on May 24, 2011
Introduced in the House on June 1, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on June 14, 2011
Governor's Action: June 22, 2011, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Establish Kershaw County Housing Authority
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/24/2011 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 13) 5/25/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 17) 5/25/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-2 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 17) 5/26/2011 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 40) 6/1/2011 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 22) 6/2/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 15) 6/2/2011 House Roll call Yeas-3 Nays-1 (House Journal-page 15) 6/2/2011 Scrivener's error corrected 6/14/2011 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 1161) 6/14/2011 House Roll call Yeas-15 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 1161) 6/16/2011 Ratified R 98 6/22/2011 Vetoed by Governor 6/27/2011 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Ayes-1 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 14) 6/29/2011 House Veto overridden Yeas-2 Nays-1 (House Journal-page 27) 7/1/2011 Effective date 06/29/11 8/23/2011 Act No. 86
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A86, R98, S913)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE THAT POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY ARE VESTED IN THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSION AND TO ESTABLISH TERMS FOR THE COMMISSIONERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE HOUSING AUTHORITY'S FUNCTIONS, RIGHTS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND LIABILITIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SHALL REMAIN THE LOCAL HOUSING AGENCY IN KERSHAW COUNTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTERING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.
Whereas, unsanitary and unsafe inhabited dwelling accommodations exist in Kershaw County; and
Whereas, there is a shortage of safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations in Kershaw County available to low income residents at rental rates they can afford; and
Whereas, there is a need for a housing authority in Kershaw County; and
Whereas, the organization of a housing authority in Kershaw County would be for a corporate and public purpose; and
Whereas, a housing authority in Kershaw County would benefit the residents of the county. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Housing authority established
SECTION 1. There is established in Kershaw County a public body corporate and politic to be known as the Kershaw County Housing Authority.
Housing Authority Commission created
SECTION 2. (A) The powers and duties of the authority are vested in the Kershaw County Housing Authority Commission. The commission is composed of seven members appointed in the following manner:
(1) two members by the legislative delegation;
(2) two members by the county council;
(3) one member by the governing body of the City of Camden;
(4) one member by the governing body of the Town of Elgin; and
(5) one member by the governing body of the Town of Bethune.
(B) The initial term of the members appointed by the legislative delegation shall be one and five years, respectively. The initial term of the commissioners appointed by the county council shall be four and two years, respectively. The initial term of the members appointed by the governing bodies of the City of Camden, the Town of Elgin, and the Town of Bethune shall each be for three years. Thereafter, the term of each commissioner is five years. The chairman and vice chairman of the authority shall be annually elected by the membership.
(C) Members of the commission are limited to two terms. At the end of the second term, a commissioner must be out of office for at least one term before returning to the commission as a member.
Powers and duties of housing authority
SECTION 3. Except as otherwise provided in this joint resolution, the authority shall have all of the functions, rights, powers, duties, and liabilities for housing authorities in cities provided in Chapter 3, Title 31 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, and Chapter 11, Title 31 of the 1976 Code.
Statutory provisions applicable to housing authority
SECTION 4. Except as otherwise provided in this joint resolution, the provisions contained in Chapter 3, Title 31 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, and Chapter 11, Title 31 of the 1976 Code apply to the authority in the same manner and to the same extent as they apply to housing authorities created in cities.
Local responsibilities of State Housing Finance and Development Authority
SECTION 5. The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority shall remain the local housing agency in Kershaw County for the purpose of administering the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Housing Choice Voucher program.
SECTION 6. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 16th day of June, 2011.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/22/2011.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/27/2011.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/29/2011.
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