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A311, R369, H4165
Sponsors: Reps. M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Umphlett, E.H. Pitts, Loftis, Whipper, Witherspoon, Haley, Hardwick, Agnew, Anderson, Vaughn, Mahaffey, Leach, Bales, Clemmons, Cooper, Littlejohn, Owens, Taylor, Weeks, Whitmire, Duncan and Toole
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Introduced in the House on May 24, 2005
Introduced in the Senate on February 21, 2006
Last Amended on May 30, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on May 30, 2006
Governor's Action: June 1, 2006, Signed
Summary: Natural resources enforcement officers
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/24/2005 House Introduced and read first time HJ-8 5/24/2005 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-8 1/19/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Duncan 1/25/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole 2/15/2006 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-5 2/16/2006 House Amended HJ-24 2/16/2006 House Read second time HJ-24 2/16/2006 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-25 2/17/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2 2/21/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-19 2/21/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-19 3/2/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-15 3/8/2006 Senate Amended SJ-38 3/8/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-38 3/16/2006 Senate Amended SJ-10 3/16/2006 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-10 3/22/2006 House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-18 5/4/2006 Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Gregory, Sheheen, and Bryant SJ-18 5/9/2006 House Conference committee appointed Reps. M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, and Umphlett HJ-12 5/24/2006 House Conference report received and adopted HJ-46 5/30/2006 Senate Conference report adopted SJ-62 5/31/2006 House Ordered enrolled for ratification HJ-9 5/31/2006 Ratified R 369 6/1/2006 Signed By Governor 6/6/2006 Copies available 6/6/2006 Effective date 06/01/06 6/8/2006 Act No. 311
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A311, R369, H4165)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-316, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR HIRING NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE FUNDING OF THE COMPENSATION OF THESE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-3-316 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 458 of 1996, is further amended to read:
"Section 50-3-316. In employing enforcement officers, the department shall 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 employ the most qualified applicants. An enforcement officer must reside within the county in which he is assigned, provided that the director, in his discretion, may allow an officer to reside outside the county under special hardship circumstances."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 31st day of May, 2006.
Approved the 1st day of June, 2006.
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