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Sponsors: Reps. Cato, Young, Sandifer, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Quinn, Altman, Bingham, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cotty, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hosey, Huggins, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Merrill, Owens, Scarborough, Scott, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Thompson, Toole, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker and White
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Introduced in the House on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on January 16, 2003
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Joint session of General Assembly; election of members to the Public Service Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/14/2003 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-127 1/16/2003 Senate Introduced SJ-21 1/16/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-21
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TO FIX 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2003, AS THE TIME FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRED IN 2002, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND NOMINATING AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
(1) That the House of Representatives and the Senate meet in joint session in the Hall of the House of Representatives at 12:30 p.m., on Tuesday, January 28, 2003, for the purpose of electing members of the Public Service Commission to succeed those members whose terms expired in 2002 or whose positions otherwise must be filled.
(2) That all nominations be made by the Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee which screened the candidates for the above offices and that no further nominating nor any seconding speeches be made during the joint session by members of the General Assembly on behalf of any of the candidates.
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