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4194Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010529Primary Sponsor: EasterdayAll Sponsors: Easterday, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Hamilton, Haskins, Merrill, Owens, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer and ScarboroughDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11784ac01.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Extraordinary occasions for Governor to convene General Assembly in extra session, specific legislation not reason forHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20010529 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "EXTRAORDINARY OCCASIONS" FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE GOVERNOR CONVENING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EXTRA SESSION DO NOT INCLUDE THE LACK OF ENACTMENT OF A SPECIFIC PIECE OF LEGISLATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-3-60. For purposes of the Governor convening the General Assembly in extra session, pursuant to Article IV, Section 19 of the South Carolina Constitution, 'extraordinary occasions' do not include the lack of enactment of a specific piece of legislation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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