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498Ratification Number: 14Act Number: 197Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19990216Primary Sponsor: McGillAll Sponsors: McGill, RavenelDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\kgh\15319som99.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19990303Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19990324Subject: Georgetown County, Joint Legislative Delegation of; to appoint members of Waccamaw Regional Planning CouncilHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19990819 Act No. A197 ------ 19990324 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19990317 Ratified R14 House 19990303 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19990302 Read second time House 19990225 Georgetown Delegation report: 97 HLD Favorable House 19990223 Introduced, read first time, 97 HLD referred to Georgetown Delegation Senate 19990218 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19990217 Read second time Senate 19990216 Unanimous consent for second and third reading on the next two consecutive Legislative days Senate 19990216 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on February 16, 1999 - Word format Revised on February 25, 1999 - Word format
(A197, R14, S498)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 515 OF 1996, RELATING TO THE DEVOLUTION OF THE AUTHORITY FOR APPOINTMENTS AND BUDGETARY APPROVALS FOR CERTAIN OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING GEORGETOWN COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF THAT COUNTY, SO AS TO RESTORE THE DEVOLVED POWERS TO THE DELEGATION FOR ONE ENTITY, THE WACCAMAW REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL, AND PROVIDE THAT APPOINTMENTS TO THIS COUNCIL BE MADE ON A ROTATING BASIS BY RESIDENT DELEGATION MEMBERS WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Delete Waccamaw Regional Planning Council from appointments made by Georgetown County Council
SECTION 1. Section (A) of Act 515 of 1996 is amended to read:
"(A)(1) Except for those instances exempted in (B), in all cases where appointments to offices, boards, and commissions are made by or upon the recommendation of the House Delegation, the Senate Delegation, or the Joint Legislative Delegation of Georgetown County, or by any other member or combination of members of the General Assembly by reason of their representing all or a portion of Georgetown County, all said appointments must be made by or upon the recommendation of a majority of the members of the governing body of Georgetown County if, and to the extent that, the governing body of Georgetown County by ordinance or resolution agrees to accept the responsibility and the authority for making those appointments and notifies the Code Commissioner and the Secretary of State of its acceptance. All appointments and recommendations must be made without regard to race, religion, color, sex, or national origin.
(2) The application of subsection (A) includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Forestry Board Section 48-33-50
(2) Veterans Affairs Section 25-11-40
(3) County Department of Social
Services Section 43-3-10
(4) Transportation Committee Section 12-27-400
(5) Department of Disabilities and
Special Needs Section 44-20-375
(6) Foster Care Review Board Section 20-7-2385
(7) Mental Health Center Board Section 44-15-60
(8) Horry-Georgetown Commission
for Technical Education Section 59-53-810
(9) Economic Opportunity Commission Section 4-31-330
(10) Georgetown Pilotage Commission Section 54-15-10
(11) Murrell's Inlet-Garden City Fire
District Act 876 of 1966
(13) Board of Elections & Registration Act 591 of 1995"
Restore delegation appointment authority for Waccamaw Regional Planning Council
SECTION 2. The authority to make appointments to the Waccamaw Regional Planning Council which was devolved from the joint legislative delegation of Georgetown County to the governing body of Georgetown County is restored to the delegation on the effective date of this act. The appointments to this council must be made on a rotating basis by resident delegation members with the advice and consent of the Senate.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 17th day of March, 1999.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 3/24/99.
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