Current Status Bill Number:
563Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970320Primary Sponsor: WashingtonAll Sponsors: WashingtonDrafted Document Number: res1341.mwResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFSubject: Auditors, treasurers, county; state portion of salary subject to same cost of living increases as state employees
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TO AMEND SECTION 8-15-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL SALARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR COUNTY OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE PORTION OF THE SALARIES OF COUNTY AUDITORS AND COUNTY TREASURERS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE SAME COST OF LIVING INCREASES GIVEN TO STATE EMPLOYEES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-15-65(D), as added by Act 458 of 1996, of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(D) Amounts appropriated for the officers listed in subsection (A)(1), (2), (3), and (4) must be paid to county treasurers in a lump sum at the beginning of the fiscal year and paid to these officers over a twelve-month period in the same manner that salaries are paid county employees. Amounts appropriated pursuant to this section for the officers listed in subsection (A)(5) and (6) must be administered by the Office of the Comptroller General and paid in accordance with the schedule and method of payment provided for state employees and the offices must also be given cost of living increases at the same rate as provided for state employees."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.