Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3953Primary Sponsor: WilderType of Legislation: GBSubject: Protection and Advocacy System for the Handicapped, Inc.Residing Body: HouseCompanion Bill Number: 941Date Tabled: May 08, 1991Computer Document Number: 436/11681.DWIntroduced Date: Apr 25, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: May 08, 1991Last History Type: TabledScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: WilderType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3953 House May 08, 1991 Tabled 3953 House Apr 25, 1991 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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April 25, 1991
S. Printed 4/25/91--H.
Read the first time April 25, 1991.
TO AMEND SECTION 43-33-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEM FOR THE HANDICAPPED, INC., SO AS TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE ELECTED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 43-33-330 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 145 of 1989, is further amended to read:
"Section 43-33-330. The South Carolina Protection and Advocacy System for the Handicapped, Inc., is governed by a board consisting of a minimum of twelve members and a maximum of sixteen members. Twelve Four members must be appointed by the Governor, one member from each of the system's four regions, for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify and must reflect equal representation from each of the four regions of the State. Vacancies must be filled in the original manner for the unexpired portion of the term. A vacancy must be filled not later than sixty days after the date on which the vacancy occurs. Up to four additional members who serve as chairmen chair of South Carolina Protection and Advocacy System for the Handicapped advisory boards or councils, or their designees, may be appointed by the Governor as or committees to the system may be elected by the board to serve ex officio as considered appropriate to the needs of the system or as mandated by law. No appointed board member may serve more than two successive four-year terms."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.