Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3136Ratification Number: 58Act Number: 28Primary Sponsor: J. BrownType of Legislation: GBSubject: Podiatric Examiners Board renamedDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930318Computer Document Number: BBM/9082SD.93Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19930423Introduced Date: 19930114Date of Last Amendment: 19930218Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19930423Last History Type: Act No. 28Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: J. Brown Rudnick Snow McMahand Byrd Anderson Holt Canty Haskins JaskwhichType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 3136 ------ 19930423 Act No. 28 3136 ------ 19930423 Signed by Governor 3136 ------ 19930420 Ratified R 58 3136 Senate 19930318 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 3136 Senate 19930317 Read second time 3136 Senate 19930311 Committee Report: Favorable 13 3136 Senate 19930223 Introduced, read first time, 13 referred to Committee 3136 House 19930219 Read third time, sent to Senate 3136 House 19930218 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on next Legislative day 3136 House 19930217 Committee Report: Favorable 27 with amendment 3136 House 19930114 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A28, R58, H3136)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-51-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PODIATRY EXAMINERS, SO AS TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE BOARD WHO MUST BE ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF PODIATRY, AND TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD AND FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PODIATRIST MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ARE SELECTED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 40-51-30 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-51-30. For the purpose of carrying out this chapter, the Governor shall appoint a Board of Podiatry Examiners, to consist of four podiatrists, actually engaged in this practice in the State and one consumer member. All members of the board must be residents of South Carolina. Nominations of the podiatrists for appointment to the board must be received by the Governor from the South Carolina Board of Podiatry Examiners with all licensed active practicing podiatrists residing in this State having an opportunity to vote and being eligible to be candidates during a pre-announced election. The Governor shall appoint the consumer member from the State at large. The Governor may reject any or all of the nominees upon satisfactory showing as to the unfitness of those rejected. If the Governor declines to appoint any of the nominees submitted, additional nominees must be submitted in the same manner. The members of the board must be appointed by the Governor for terms of two years. The Governor may remove from office members of the Board of Podiatry Examiners for neglect of duties as required by this chapter or for malfeasance in office for unprofessional conduct. The State Board of Medical Examiners shall designate one medical doctor as a consultant to the board. The Attorney General of South Carolina is the legal advisor to the board with power to prosecute any violation of this chapter."
When election to be conducted
SECTION 2. The election of podiatric board member nominees, as provided for in Section 40-51-30 as amended in Section 1 of this act, must be conducted for those existing podiatric board member seats as the terms of those members expire.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 23rd day of April, 1993.