Current Status Bill Number:
1114Ratification Number: 454Act Number: 417Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960208Primary Sponsor: Greg SmithAll Sponsors: Greg SmithDrafted Document Number: res9892.gsDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960523Date of Last Amendment: 19960521Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19960606Subject: Georgetown County, Register of Mense Conveyances
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960621 Act No. A417 ------ 19960606 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19960530 Ratified R454 Senate 19960523 Concurred in House amendment, enrolled for ratification House 19960522 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment House 19960521 Amended, read second time House 19960515 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 19960410 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 19960409 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960404 Amended, read second time Senate 19960403 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19960208 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A417, R454, S1114)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTERS OF MESNE CONVEYANCES, SO AS TO ADD GEORGETOWN COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES WHICH HAVE A REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES AND INCLUDE A REFERENCE TO HORRY COUNTY HAVING A REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-12, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF REGISTERS OF MESNE CONVEYANCES, SO AS TO ADD GEORGETOWN COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES WHICH SHALL APPOINT THE REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES FOR ITS COUNTY PURSUANT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS IT MAY AGREE UPON WITH THE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUST ADVERTISE THE APPOINTMENT BEFORE TAKING ACTION ON IT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Registers of mesne conveyances
SECTION 1. Section 30-5-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 294 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-10. In every county in the State other than Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter the duties prescribed by law for the register of mesne conveyances must be performed by the clerk of court who has all the powers and emoluments given the register of mesne conveyances in Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter counties. The registers of mesne conveyances in Berkeley and Dorchester counties are elected for terms of four years and until a successor is elected in the general election and qualifies."
Appointment of registers of mesne conveyances
SECTION 2. Section 30-5-12 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 294 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-12. The governing bodies of Anderson, Beaufort, Georgetown, Horry, Orangeburg, and Pickens counties shall appoint the register of mesne conveyances for its county under terms and conditions as it may agree upon. The governing body of Georgetown County may appoint a register of mesne conveyances only after advertising the information concerning the appointment for two weeks before action is taken in a newspaper of general circulation in the county."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor, however, the term of office of the Register of Mesne Conveyances for Georgetown County shall begin July 1, 1996.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 6/6/96.