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May 25, 2000
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Read the first time May 9, 2000.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEARINGS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PERMIT THE BOARD TO DESIGNATE A HEARING OFFICER AS WELL AS ONE OF ITS MEMBERS TO HOLD HEARINGS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BOARD.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-5-70 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-5-70. (A) The board may, in its discretion, designate one or more of its members to conduct any hearing in connection with any responsibility of the board and to make a report on any such hearing to the board for its determination.
(B) The board in its discretion may also designate a hearing officer for the purpose of hearing matters relating to the suspension or revocation of teacher certificates. The hearing officer shall then make a recommendation to the board for final action."
SECTION 2. Section 60-11-40 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 60-11-40. (1)
Control and membership. The South Carolina Department of Archives and History is under the control of the South Carolina Commission of Archives and History which consists of five ex officio members and six non-ex officio members.
Ex officio members. The five ex officio members are the heads of the departments of history of the University of South Carolina, The Citadel, Clemson University, Winthrop University, and the head of the Department of Political Science and History of South Carolina State University, and their successors, or, upon approval of the governing board of the respective institution, their designees.
Non-ex officio members. Five Six non-ex officio members shall be nominated, one by appointed by the Governor as follows: one member upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Historical Society, one by member upon the recommendation of the American Legion, Department of South Carolina, and by one member upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Historical Association, and one member upon the recommendation of the University South Caroliniana Society and appointed by the Governor. Each shall serve for a term of five years. Two members shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate for terms of office to run concurrently with the term of the Governor. The sixth non-ex officio member shall be the President of the University South Caroliniana Society who shall serve for a term of five years. In case of a vacancy it Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment.
Meetings; quorum. The South Carolina Commission of Archives and History shall must hold at least one regular meeting during the year and as many special meetings as may be necessary at the office of the commission. Special meetings may be called by the chairman, or, in his absence, by the vice-chairman. Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
Expenses and per diem. All members of the commission shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in attending meetings and otherwise performing their duties under the direction of the commission. The members who are not employed by the State shall receive the per diem paid by the State to members of boards and commissions during their attendance at meetings."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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