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A299, R347, H5049
Sponsors: Reps. Bowers, R. Brown and Hodges
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Introduced in the House on April 25, 2006
Introduced in the Senate on April 27, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on May 23, 2006
Governor's Action: May 31, 2006, Signed
Summary: Colleton County
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/25/2006 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-72 4/26/2006 House Read second time HJ-50 4/27/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-11 4/27/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-27 4/27/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-27 4/27/2006 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Martin (ch), Malloy, Campsen, Williams 5/17/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-24 5/18/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-51 5/23/2006 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-8 5/25/2006 Ratified R 347 5/31/2006 Signed By Governor 6/2/2006 Copies available 6/2/2006 Effective date 05/31/06 6/8/2006 Act No. 299
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A299, R347, H5049)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS' DUTIES BY A CLERK OF COURT IN CERTAIN COUNTIES, SO AS TO ADD COLLETON COUNTY TO THE LIST OF THOSE COUNTIES WHICH HAVE BOTH A REGISTER OF DEEDS AND A CLERK OF COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-12, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A REGISTER OF DEEDS, SO AS TO ADD COLLETON COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES IN WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY APPOINTS THE REGISTER OF DEEDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Colleton County, Register of Deeds
SECTION 1. Section 30-5-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 140 of 2005, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-10. In every county in the State other than Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Chesterfield, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lexington, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter the duties prescribed by law for the register of deeds must be performed by the clerk of court who has all the powers and emoluments given the register of deeds in Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Chesterfield, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lexington, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter counties. The registers of deeds in Berkeley and Dorchester counties are elected for terms of four years and until a successor is elected in the general election and qualifies."
Register of Deeds of Colleton County added to list of counties with governing bodies appointing the Register of Deeds
SECTION 2. Section 30-5-12 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 140 of 2005, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-12. The governing bodies of Anderson, Beaufort, Chesterfield, Colleton, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Oconee, Orangeburg, and Pickens counties shall appoint the register of deeds for its county under terms and conditions as it may agree upon. The governing body of Georgetown County may appoint a register of deeds only after advertising the information concerning the appointment for two weeks before action is taken in a newspaper of general circulation in the county."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of May, 2006.
Approved the 31st day of May, 2006.
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