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TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-735, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITION AGAINST A PERSON, WHO AT THE SAME TIME SERVES ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A STATE OR LOCAL POLITICAL SUBDIVISION BOARD OR COMMISSION AND AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SAME BOARD OR COMMISSION OR IN A POSITION WHICH IS SUBJECT TO THE CONTROL OF THE BOARD OR COMMISSION, MAKING OR PARTICIPATING IN A DECISION AFFECTING HIS ECONOMIC INTERESTS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM SERVING IN BOTH POSITIONS AT THE SAME TIME.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-13-735 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 248 of 1991, is amended to read:
"Section 8-13-735. No person
who serves shall serve at the same time on:
(1) the governing body of a state, county, municipal, or political subdivision board or commission
(2) as an employee of the same board or commission or serves in a position which is subject to the control of that board or commission
may make or participate in making a decision which affects his economic interests."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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