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H 2498 General Bill, By Phillips, J.M. Arthur, D. Blackwell, F.L. Day, A.C. McGinnis, D.A. Moss, E.C. Stoddard and C.C. Wells
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, so as to provide that wherever any reference is made in any Section of any Chapter and Title to the "South Carolina Insurance Commission" it means the "Insurance Commissioner"; to amend Sections 38-1-20, relating to definitions for purposes of insurance, so as to delete "Commission" and redefine "Commissioner"; 38-3-10, relating to the establishment of the Department of Insurance and the Insurance Commission, so as to provide that the Department is under the administration of the Insurance Commissioner; 38-3-20, relating to members of the Insurance Commission and their terms and qualifications, so as to establish an Insurance Advisory Board in the Department of Insurance and delete any reference to the Commission; 38-3-80, relating to the Chief Insurance Commissioner, so as to provide that the Commissioner must be elected by the qualified voters of the State and to provide for his term, qualifications, powers, and duties; 38-3-85, relating to the duties of the Chief Insurance Commissioner, so as to provide that nothing contained in Title 38 may be construed to authorize or require a review by the Insurance Advisory Board of any order of the Insurance Commissioner under the Administrative Procedures Act and delete any reference to the Insurance Commission; and 38-3-130, relating to the prohibition of making gifts and loans to Insurance Commission members, so as to substitute "Insurance Advisory Board" for "Commission"; and to repeal Sections 38-3-30, relating to bonds of Insurance Commission members; 38-3-40, relating to compensation and expenses of Commission members; 38-3-50, relating to the organization of the Insurance Commission; 38-3-60, relating to powers and duties of the Insurance Commission and the Chief Insurance Commissioner; and 38-3-65, relating to the creation of an advisory committee to advise and consult with the Insurance Commission, all contingent on the referendum provided in this Act resulting favorably to the election of the Insurance Commissioner and replace the Insurance Commission with the Insurance Advisory Board.
02/19/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-628
02/19/87House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-629
05/05/87House Tabled in committee

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