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202Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010124Primary Sponsor: HollandAll Sponsors: HollandDrafted Document Number: l:\s-jud\bills\holland\jud0021.dhh.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Fish, Game and Forestry Committee 07 SFGFSubject: Natural Resources Department enforcement officer, may live in county where employed or within fifty miles ofHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20010124 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-316, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR HIRING DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY LIVE IN THE COUNTY FOR WHICH HE IS EMPLOYED OR WITHIN FIFTY MILES FROM THE BORDER OF THAT COUNTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-3-316 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 50-3-316. In employing enforcement officers, the department
shall must use the criteria as required by the Office of Human Resources and the department. The criteria must include, but are not limited to, a written examination, physical examination, and interview. Each applicant is required to perform at minimal levels as required by the Office of Human Resources and the department. The department shall must employ the most qualified applicants. If an An enforcement officer does not must reside either in the county for which he is employed , he shall move to the county at his expense within three months of employment or within fifty miles of the border of the county for which he is employed. Enforcement officers must be compensated from funds provided to the department in the annual general appropriation act."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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