Current Status Bill Number:
193Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: RoseAll Sponsors: RoseDrafted Document Number: PT\1492DW.95Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 11 SJSubject: Public officer, appointed
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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPOINTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL WHOSE TERM OF OFFICE HAS EXPIRED, WHO HAS NOT BEEN REAPPOINTED, AND A SUCCESSOR FOR WHOM HAS NOT BEEN APPOINTED MAY NOT CONTINUE TO SERVE IN THAT OFFICE IN A HOLDOVER CAPACITY FOR A PERIOD IN EXCESS OF ONE YEAR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 8-1-200. An appointed public official whose term of office has expired, who has not been reappointed and a successor for whom has not been appointed may not continue to serve in that office in a holdover capacity for a period in excess of one year. After a period of one year has expired without reappointment of the current officeholder and without a successor being appointed, the office is considered vacant until a reappointment or an appointment to that office is made."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.