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SenateBill Number: 1040Ratification Number: 537Act Number: 8 of 1995Primary Sponsor: BryanType of Legislation: GBSubject: Legislative Audit CouncilDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940602Computer Document Number: 1040Introduced Date: 19940118Date of Last Amendment: 19940601Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19950110Action on Governor's Veto: OScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: BryanType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1040 ------ 19950202 Act No. 8 of 1995 1040 House 19950124 Veto overridden 1040 House 19950119 Debate adjourned upon veto message until Tuesday, January, 24, 1995 1040 Senate 19950118 Veto overridden 1040 ------ 19950110 Vetoed by Governor 1040------ 19940602 Ratified R 537 1040 Senate 19940602 Ordered enrolled for ratification 1040 House 19940601 Conference Committee Report 98 received, adopted 1040 Senate 19940601 Conference Committee Report 98 received, adopted 1040 Senate 19940601 Conference powers granted, 98 Bryan appointed Senators to Passailaigue Committee of Conference Hayes 1040 House 19940531 Conference powers granted, 98 Kirsh appointed Reps. to Committee Hodges of Conference Corning 1040 House 19940531 Insists upon amendment 1040 Senate 19940531 Non-concurrence in House amendment 1040 House 19940527 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment 1040 House 19940526 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, May 27, 1994 1040 House 19940526 Objection by Representative Kirsh Simrill Moody-Lawrence 1040 House 19940518 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 1040 House 19940407 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to Committee 1040 Senate 19940406 Read third time, sent to House 1040 Senate 19940317 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments 1040 Senate 19940316 Committee Report: Favorable 11 with amendment 1040 Senate 19940118 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A8, R537, S1040)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PUBLIC MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL FROM THREE TO FIVE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE MUST BE A LICENSED ATTORNEY, AND DELETE TWO EX OFFICIO MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-20 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE CHOSEN TO PRESENT NOMINEES TO THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, SO AS TO DECREASE FROM SEVEN TO SIX THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS AND THE MANNER THE MEMBERS ARE CHOSEN, AND PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR FILLING VACANCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-27-10 RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, SO AS TO MAKE THE COMMISSION A PART OF THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-27-60, RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF THE ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE COMMISSION RECOMMEND AN ANNUAL BUDGET AND APPROPRIATION REQUEST TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 2-15-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 329 of 1990, is further amended to read:
"Section 2-15-10. There is created the Legislative Audit Council consisting of five members, one of whom must be a practicing certified public accountant or a licensed public accountant and one of whom must be an attorney. The council must be elected by the General Assembly in a joint session from the nominees presented by the nominating committee. The council also includes as ex officio members the following: the Chairmen of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees or a designee by either chairman from the membership of the respective committees and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee or a designee by either chairman from the membership of the respective committees. The ex officio members, including their designees, are voting members on all matters except those pertaining to auditing functions and personnel matters. The council is directly responsible to the General Assembly and is independent of any other state agency, board, or department."
SECTION 2. Section 2-15-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 2-15-20. The nominating committee must be composed of six members, three of whom must be appointed by the President of the South Carolina Senate and three of whom must be appointed by the Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives. The nominating committee shall present not more than three nominees for each vacancy. When a vacancy occurs, the director shall immediately notify those charged with appointing the nominating committee. If the General Assembly is in session at the time notice is given, a nominating committee must be appointed within fifteen days of the notification and the election must be held within forty-five days of the notification and no later than sine die adjournment of the General Assembly. If the General Assembly is not in session and a vacancy exists in the non ex officio members of the council, the Speaker and President of the Senate, acting jointly, shall fill the vacancy until an election can be held."
Commission part of Budget and Control Board
SECTION 3. Section 1-27-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 1-27-10. There is created the South Carolina Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (commission) as part of the Office of the Executive Director, State Budget and Control Board."
Funding of commission
SECTION 4. Section 1-27-60 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 1-27-60. The commission shall receive funding as may be provided by the General Assembly and the commission may expend federal funds and grants and gifts it may receive from other sources for the purpose of carrying out its duties and responsibilities."
SECTION 5. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 1/10/95.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 1/17/95.
Veto overrridden by House -- 1/24/95.