Current Status Bill Number:
3148Ratification Number: 139Act Number: 86Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: DavenportAll Sponsors: Davenport, Walker, Allison, Vaughn, Simrill, Lloyd, T. Brown and InabinettDrafted Document Number: PFM\7063AC.95Companion Bill Number: 297Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950530Date of Last Amendment: 19950202Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19950612Subject: Deaf and Blind, School for
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950612 Act No. A86 ------ 19950612 Signed by Governor ------ 19950606 Ratified R139 Senate 19950530 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19950529 Read second time Senate 19950525 Recalled from Committee, 04 SED placed on the Calendar Senate 19950207 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee House 19950203 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950202 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19950202 Amended, read second time House 19950201 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee House 19941221 Prefiled, referred to Committee 21 HEPWView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A86, R139, H3148)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OF THE BOARD MEMBERS ONE MUST REPRESENT THE INTEREST OF PERSONS WITH MULTIPLE HANDICAPS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
One board member to represent interests of persons with multiple handicaps
SECTION 1. Section 59-47-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-47-10. The board of commissioners of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind shall consist of nine members appointed by the Governor for terms of six years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Each congressional district must be represented by one board member, who must be a resident of that district, and three members must be appointed at large from the State. Of the members appointed at large, one must be deaf, one must be blind, and one must represent the interests of persons with multiple handicaps. Vacancies must be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. The State Superintendent of Education and the executive officer of the Department of Health and Environmental Control are ex officio members of the board."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of June, 1995.