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A457, R428, H4723
Sponsors: Reps. Mitchell, Whipper, Davenport, Moody-Lawrence, Hosey, J.H. Neal, Haley, Breeland, Kennedy, Hodges, Haskins, Rivers, Mack, Allen, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Branham, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Funderburk, Hamilton, Howard, Jefferson, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Perry, Phillips, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Tripp, Viers, Weeks and Harvin
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Introduced in the House on February 23, 2006
Introduced in the Senate on April 26, 2006
Last Amended on May 30, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on June 1, 2006
Governor's Action: June 13, 2006, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Affordable Housing Division established
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/23/2006 House Introduced and read first time HJ-44 2/23/2006 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-44 4/19/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Harvin 4/19/2006 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-46 4/20/2006 Scrivener's error corrected 4/25/2006 House Amended HJ-75 4/25/2006 House Read second time HJ-77 4/26/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-15 4/26/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11 4/26/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11 4/26/2006 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Martin (ch), Malloy, Campsen, Williams 5/25/2006 Senate Polled out of committee Judiciary SJ-3 5/25/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-3 5/30/2006 Senate Amended SJ-17 5/30/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-17 5/31/2006 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments 6/1/2006 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-50 6/7/2006 Ratified R 428 6/13/2006 Vetoed by Governor 6/14/2006 House Veto sustained Yeas-69 Nays-35 HJ-133 6/14/2006 House Reconsider vote whereby veto sustained HJ-149 6/14/2006 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-88 Nays-16 HJ-149 6/14/2006 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-40 Nays-5 SJ-130 6/21/2006 Copies available 6/21/2006 Effective date See Act for Effective Date 10/17/2006 Act No. 457
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(A457, R428, H4723)
AN ACT TO CREATE A SOUTH CAROLINA AFFORDABLE HOUSING STUDY COMMITTEE COMPRISED OF INDIVIDUALS FROM A VARIETY OF DISCIPLINES WHO ARE TRAINED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING NEEDS AND WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO RECOMMEND LEGISLATIVE CHANGES, IF APPROPRIATE, TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY, RELATED TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ISSUES IN THE STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS DISSOLUTION UPON THE FILING OF IT'S RECOMMENDATIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
South Carolina Affordable Housing Study Committee
SECTION 1. (A) A South Carolina Affordable Housing Study Committee is created to recommend legislative changes, if appropriate, related to affordable housing issues in the State.
(B) In a report filed with the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and made available to the public through the Governor's and General Assembly's web sites, the study committee shall make recommendations for the development of:
(1) strategies that promote effective responses to the need for low income affordable housing;
(2) a statewide strategy to educate South Carolinians on the issues related to affordable housing;
(3) a uniform system of reporting and collecting statistical data related to affordable housing issues in South Carolina;
(4) an assessment of current housing programs and best practice models; and
(5) affordable housing elements to be considered and included in local government planning.
(C) The study committee must be composed of seventeen members consisting of:
(1) the Lieutenant Governor or his designee, who shall serve as the chairman of the study committee;
(2) one member appointed by the Governor;
(3) one member appointed by the Chairman of the Senate General Committee;
(4) one member appointed by the Chairman of the House of Representatives Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee;
(5) one member appointed by the Secretary of the South Carolina Department of Commerce;
(6) one member appointed by the Chairman of the South Carolina Housing and Finance Authority;
(7) one member appointed by the Chairman of the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission;
(8) the following members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor:
(a) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the United States Housing and Urban Development State Office;
(b) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Housing Authority Executive Director Association;
(c) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development South Carolina State Office;
(d) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Association of Counties;
(e) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the Municipal Association of South Carolina;
(f) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Homebuilders Association;
(g) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the Affordable Housing Coalition of South Carolina;
(h) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina;
(i) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Association of Realtors; and
(j) a member appointed upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.
(D) The study committee shall render its report and recommendations to the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives no later than January 15, 2009, at which time the study committee must be dissolved.
(E) Members of the study committee shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualify, and vacancies must be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in the manner of original appointment.
(F) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 8-13-770 of the 1976 Code, members of the General Assembly may be appointed to serve on the study committee.
(G) The Lieutenant Governor's office shall provide and coordinate staffing for the study committee.
(H) Members of the study committee shall serve without compensation, but shall receive mileage and subsistence authorized by law for members of boards, commissions, and committees.
(I) The members appointed upon the recommendations of the United States Housing and Urban Development State Office and the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development South Carolina State Office are ex officio nonvoting members.
(J) The study committee shall meet at least once each quarter and special meetings may be called at the discretion of the Lieutenant Governor or his designee. The study committee may organize and collect information in the manner it determines to be best suited to accomplish its objectives.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect January 15, 2007, and the study committee established in Section 1 of this act dissolves upon the filing of its report.
Ratified the 7th day of June, 2006.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/13/06.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/14/06.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/14/06.
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