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H 4380 General Bill, By M.O. Alexander, Alexander, Allison, G.A. Brown, Cato, M.F. Jaskwhich, Meacham, Neilson, Richardson, R. Smith, Vaughn, C.Y. Waites and Young-Brickell
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    A Bill to amend Section 42-3-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the membership, terms of office, vacancies, duties, and chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission, so as to delete certain language and provide for election of members of the Commission by the General Assembly, terms of four years, election of the Commission's chairman by the General Assembly, the manner of filling vacancies, screening of candidates for the office of Workers' Compensation Commissioner by the General Assembly's Judicial Screening Committee, and related and incidental matters; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 2-19-15 so as to provide that the laws applicable to the screening of candidates for election to any judgeship or judicial office or as a member of the judiciary apply to candidates for election to serve as members of the Workers' Compensation Commission and that such persons must be screened by the General Assembly's Judicial Screening Committee; to bar members and certain former members of the General Assembly from election as Workers' Compensation Commissioners for a period of two years from the last day of service in the General Assembly; and to provide a date for the expiration of the terms of office of those persons who are serving as members of the Commission on the effective date of this Act, provide for the election of their successors for initial terms under the provisions of this Act, and provide a date for the commencement of the successors' initial terms.
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12/15/93House Prefiled
12/15/93House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
01/11/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-36
01/11/94House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-37

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