Current Status Bill Number:
3366Ratification Number: 15Act Number: 192Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950125Primary Sponsor: MeachamAll Sponsors: Meacham, Kirsh, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, Delleney and McCrawDrafted Document Number: PT\1621DW.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950203Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19950308Subject: York County Registration and Elections Commission
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950308 Act No. A192 ------ 19950308 Signed by Governor ------ 19950302 Ratified R15 Senate 19950203 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19950202 Unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 19950203 Senate 19950202 Read second time Senate 19950201 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19950131 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950126 Read second time House 19950125 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A192, R15, H3366)
AN ACT TO CREATE THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR YORK COUNTY AND TO ABOLISH THE YORK COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF YORK COUNTY AND DEVOLVE THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES UPON THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) There is created the Registration and Elections Commission for York County which must be funded as provided by law. There are seven members of the commission who must be appointed by the Governor upon recommendation of each member of the House of Representatives on the York County Legislative Delegation. The chairman of the commission must be elected from those appointed by the Governor by a majority vote of the Senators representing York County. The members must be appointed for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualify.
(B) Vacancies on the commission must be filled by appointment in the manner of original appointment for the unexpired terms only.
(C) The members of the commission shall receive that compensation as may be appropriated by the York County Council.
(D)(1) If a member of the commission does not attend three consecutive meetings of the commission for an unexcused reason, his seat is declared vacated. The chairman of the commission shall notify the Governor who shall appoint a successor as provided in subsection (B).
(2) For purposes of this subsection, "unexcused reason" must be determined by the commission.
Commission may employ
SECTION 2. The Registration and Elections Commission of York County may employ those employees as are authorized by the York County Council.
Election commission abolished
SECTION 3. The York County Election Commission and the Registration Board for York 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.
SECTION 4. On the effective date of this act, the terms of the then present members of the York County Election Commission and the Board of Registration for York County expire and the members of the Registration and Elections Commission for York County appointed in the manner provided in Section 1 of this act shall take office.
SECTION 5. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 8th day of March, 1995.