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Session 121 (2015-2016) 

H*3324Next(Rat #0030, Act #0127 of 2015)  Joint Resolution, By J.E. Smith, 
G.M. Smith, Yow, Hardee, Clemmons, Goldfinch, Hardwick, Johnson, Duckworth, 
W.J. McLeod and Gilliard
 A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY STATE AND LOCAL LEVEL
 VETERANS ISSUES; TO MAKE APPROPRIATE LEGISLATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING
 THE STRUCTURE, DELIVERY, AND COORDINATION OF VETERANS SERVICES IN SOUTH
 CAROLINA; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, DURATION, AND
 STAFFING. - ratified title

   01/15/15  House  Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 324)
   01/15/15  House  Referred to Committee on Medical, Military,
                     Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 324)
   01/21/15  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow
   02/25/15  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hardee,
                     Clemmons, Goldfinch, Hardwick, Johnson, Duckworth
   02/25/15  House  Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
                     (House Journal-page 4)
   03/03/15  House  Amended (House Journal-page 33)
   03/04/15  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor:
                     W.J.McLeod, Gilliard
   03/04/15  House  Read second time (House Journal-page 20)
   03/04/15  House  Roll call Yeas-98  Nays-3 (House Journal-page 20)
   03/05/15  House  Read third time and sent to Senate
                     (House Journal-page 13)
   03/05/15  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
   03/05/15  Senate Referred to Committee on General
                     (Senate Journal-page 13)
   04/23/15  Senate Committee report: Favorable General
                     (Senate Journal-page 12)
   04/30/15  Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 25)
   04/30/15  Senate Roll call Ayes-43  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)
   05/04/15  Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 19)
   05/07/15         Ratified R 30
   05/07/15         Signed By Governor
   05/14/15         Effective date 05/07/15
   08/17/15         Act No. 127





PreviousH. 3324

(A127, R30, H3324)

A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY STATE AND LOCAL LEVEL VETERANS ISSUES; TO MAKE APPROPRIATE LEGISLATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING THE STRUCTURE, DELIVERY, AND COORDINATION OF VETERANS SERVICES IN SOUTH CAROLINA; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, DURATION, AND STAFFING.

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

State and Local Level Veterans Issues Study Committee established

SECTION    1.    (A)    There is established a State and Local Level Veterans Issues Study Committee. The committee is comprised of:

(1)    the members of the Joint Legislative Veterans Issues Study Committee created by Act 342 of 2010 or their successors;

(2)    three members appointed by the Governor; and

(3)    three members appointed by the Adjutant General.

(B)    The members of the committee shall elect a chairman and a vice chairman and shall meet as often and at any location in the State as the committee considers necessary or expedient for the duration of the committee's existence as provided by this joint resolution. A vacancy on the committee must be filled in the manner of original appointment.

Duties of the study committee

SECTION    2.    The committee shall study and evaluate the following:

(A)    relationships between the county veterans affairs offices and the executive and legislative branches of state government;

(B)    relationships between the county veterans affairs offices and the South Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs;

(C)    relationships between the South Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs;

(D)    level of responsiveness and accountability of the current state system for the delivery of services to South Carolina veterans;

(E)    range of services the State of South Carolina directly offers state veterans and recommendations for enhancing South Carolina's veteran-friendly reputation; and

(F)    current mission of the Joint Legislative Veterans Issues Study Committee and whether its functions should be expanded or codified.

When formulating its findings and recommendations, the committee shall consider information and recommendations from representatives of the veteran community.

Written report and dissolution

SECTION    3.    The committee shall render a written report of its findings and recommendations based upon its study conducted pursuant to SECTION 2. The report must be presented to both houses of the General Assembly and to the Governor by February 1, 2016. Upon submitting the written report in accordance with the provisions of this section, the committee must be dissolved and this joint resolution shall expire.

Clerical and administrative assistance

SECTION    4.    The committee shall receive clerical and related assistance from the staff of the Military Department of South Carolina, as approved and designated by the Adjutant General. The members of the committee may not receive compensation and are not entitled to receive mileage, subsistence, and per diem authorized by law for members of state boards and committees.

Time effective

SECTION    5.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 7th day of May, 2015.

Approved the 7th day of May, 2015.

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