View Amendment Current Amendment: 394C012.DKA.SA17.docx to Bill 394     Senator SETZLER proposed the following amendment (SA\394C012.DKA.SA17):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 8, beginning on line 31 and page 15, by striking Section 9-16-315(B) and (C) and inserting:

/     (B)     The State Treasurer may appoint a member to serve in his stead. A member appointed by the State Treasurer shall serve for a term coterminous with the State Treasurer and must possess at least one of the qualifications provided in subsection (E). Once appointed, this member may not be removed except as provided in subsection (C) In making appointments, the appointing authorities shall select members who are representative of the racial, gender, and geographical diversity of the State.
    (C)     Except as provided in subsection (B), Members shall serve for terms of five three years and until their successors are appointed and qualify, except that of those first appointed, the appointees of the Comptroller General and the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee shall serve for terms of three years and the appointee of the Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means and the representative appointee shall serve for terms of one year. Except for the Executive Director of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority, a person appointed may not serve until the appointing official certifies to the Secretary of State that the appointee meets or exceeds the qualifications set forth in subsections (D) and (E). A person appointed may not qualify unless he first certifies that he meets or exceeds the qualifications applicable for their appointment. Terms expire after June thirtieth of the year in which the term is due to expire. Members are appointed for a term and may be removed before the term expires only by the Governor for the reasons provided in Section 1-3-240(C). A member may not be appointed to serve more than two consecutive full three-year terms. A member serving a second or greater term beginning July 1, 2016, may not serve an additional consecutive three-year term upon the expiration of their term pursuant to the provisions of this subsection. /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.