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A38, R44, S96
Sponsors: Senator Cleary
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Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2013
Introduced in the House on January 24, 2013
Passed by the General Assembly on May 22, 2013
Governor's Action: June 7, 2013, Signed
Summary: Commissioners of Pilotage for the Upper Coastal Area
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/13/2012 Senate Prefiled 12/13/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation 1/8/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 71) 1/8/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 71) 1/16/2013 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 17) 1/17/2013 Scrivener's error corrected 1/23/2013 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 48) 1/23/2013 Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 48) 1/24/2013 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 12) 1/24/2013 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 33) 1/24/2013 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 33) 5/16/2013 House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2) 5/21/2013 House Read second time (House Journal-page 39) 5/21/2013 House Roll call Yeas-108 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 39) 5/22/2013 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 20) 6/4/2013 Ratified R 44 6/7/2013 Signed By Governor 6/18/2013 Effective date 06/07/13 6/18/2013 Act No. 38
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(A38, R44, S96)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 54-15-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE FOR THE UPPER COASTAL AREA, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON THE COMMISSION FROM SIX TO EIGHT, AND TO REVISE APPOINTMENT AND RELATED PROVISIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Membership increased, appointment procedures revised
SECTION 1. Section 54-15-20 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 237 of 2006, is further amended to read:
"Section 54-15-20. (A) The South Carolina Commissioners of Pilotage for the Upper Coastal Area must be appointed by the Governor, upon the recommendation of a majority of the Legislative Delegation of Georgetown County and shall serve for three years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Vacancies must be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the unexpired term.
(B) The South Carolina Commissioners of Pilotage for the Upper Coastal Area shall consist of eight persons appointed as provided by this chapter, one of whom is the Chairman of the South Carolina State Ports Authority or a board member designated by the chairman, ex officio, one of whom is the President of the International Longshoremen's Association Local or his designee, ex officio, and one of whom is a pilot licensed for the Port of Georgetown under Section 54-15-90, appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of the licensed pilots. The remaining five members are appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of the Georgetown County Legislative Delegation. The terms of office of the commissioners are for three years and until their successors are appointed except for the members first appointed. The member representative of the pilots licensed under Section 54-15-90 shall serve a three-year term. In the event of a vacancy, however caused, a successor must be appointed in the manner of the original appointment to fill the unexpired term. The above appointments must be made as each term of the present commissioners expires."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 4th day of June, 2013.
Approved the 7th day of June, 2013.
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