Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3562Ratification Number: 220Act Number: 199Primary Sponsor: RhoadType of Legislation: GBSubject: Bamberg County Registration and Elections CommissionDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930531Computer Document Number: NO5/8812DW.93Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19930616Introduced Date: 19930224Date of Last Amendment: 19930527Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19930625Last History Type: Act No. 199Action on Governor's Veto: OScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: RhoadType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 3562 ------ 19930625 Act No. 199 3562 Senate 19930625 Veto overridden 3562 House 19930625 Veto overridden 3562 ------ 19930616 Vetoed by Governor 3562 ------ 19930610 Ratified R 220 3562 House 19930531 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification 3562 Senate 19930527 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendments 3562 Senate 19930526 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, May 27, 1993 3562 Senate 19930302 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference 3562 House 19930226 Read third time, sent to Senate 3562 House 19930225 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on next Legislative day 3562 House 19930224 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A199, R220, H3562)
AN ACT TO CREATE A REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR BAMBERG COUNTY AND TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION AND THE REGISTRATION BOARD OF BAMBERG COUNTY AND DEVOLVE THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES UPON THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION, AND TO AMEND ACT 201 OF 1991 RELATING TO THE ABOLITION OF THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A VACANCY OCCURS ON A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD, THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION SHALL APPOINT A TRUSTEE TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Registration and Elections Commission created
SECTION 1. There is created the Registration and Elections Commission for Bamberg County. There are seven members of the commission who must be appointed by a majority of the House members and a majority of the Senate members of the Bamberg County Legislative Delegation, who are appointed for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify, except of those members initially appointed, members appointed to Seats 1, 3, 4, and 6 shall serve terms of four years and members appointed to Seats 2, 5, and 7 shall serve terms of two years. At the expiration of the terms of those members appointed for terms of two years, successors to these members shall receive terms of four years. Vacancies on the commission may be filled by appointment in the manner of original appointment for the unexpired terms only. All monies annually disbursed for county board of registration members and county election commissions by the State Election Commission must be divided equally among the seven members of the commission created pursuant to the provisions of this act. The commission shall elect a chairman.
SECTION 2. The office of the Commissioners of Election and the Registration Board for Bamberg County are abolished. The powers and duties of the Commissioners of Election and the Registration Board are devolved upon the commission created in Section 1.
Filling vacancies on school district board
SECTION 3. Section 1(1) of Act 201 of 1991 is amended to read:
"(1) those powers and duties related to the election of trustees of the boards for the school districts of the county devolve upon the Orangeburg County Election Commission; however, if a vacancy occurs on a school district board, the Orangeburg County legislative delegation shall appoint a trustee to fill the unexpired term;"
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Vetoed by the Governor - 6/16/93.
Veto overridden by House - 6/25/93.
Veto overridden by Senate - 6/25/93.