South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 3446

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Bernstein, Ballentine, J.E. Smith, McEachern and Finlay
Document Path: l:\council\bills\ggs\22927zw17.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 110, 256, 3445, 3447

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Legislative delegation

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 423)
   1/12/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 423)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2017

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-260 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF A COUNTY TO REMOVE FOR CAUSE A DELEGATION APPOINTEE TO A BOARD, COMMISSION, OR COUNCIL, OR A MEMBER OF A BOARD, COMMISSION, OR COUNCIL WHOM THE COUNTY DELEGATION FORMALLY RECOMMENDED TO ANOTHER PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR ENTITY FOR APPOINTMENT AFTER THE MEMBER IS GIVEN A WRITTEN STATEMENT OF REASONS AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 1, Title 2 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 2-1-260.    Notwithstanding another provision of law, by delegation resolution, the legislative delegation of a county may remove for neglect of duty, misconduct, or malfeasance in office after the member is given a written statement of reasons and an opportunity to be heard:

(1)    a delegation appointee to a board, commission, or council; or

(2)    a member of a board, commission, or council whom the county delegation formally recommended to another public official or entity for appointment."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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