View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD0996.001.docx to Bill 996     Senators ALEXANDER, RANKIN, and HUTTO proposed the following amendment (JUD0996.001):

    Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, beginning on page 1, line 27, and ending on page 2, line 2, by striking SECTION 1, in its entirety.

    To further amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, page 2, after line 38, as contained in SECTION 2, by adding the following:

    /         In screening candidates for the Public Service Commission and making its findings, the Public Utilities Review Committee must seek to find the best qualified people by giving due consideration to the:(1) ability, dedication, compassion, common sense, and integrity of the candidates; and (2) race and gender of the candidates and other demographic factors to assure nondiscrimination to the greatest extent possible of all segments of the population of the State.         /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.