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A205, R122, S746
Sponsors: Senators Matthews and Hutto
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Introduced in the Senate on April 13, 2005
Introduced in the House on April 19, 2005
Passed by the General Assembly on May 26, 2005
Governor's Action: June 1, 2005, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Orangeburg County Board of Election and Registration created
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/13/2005 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar SJ-4 4/13/2005 Senate Unanimous consent for second and third readings on next two consecutive legislative days SJ-4 4/14/2005 Senate Read second time SJ-4 4/14/2005 Scrivener's error corrected 4/15/2005 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1 4/19/2005 House Introduced and read first time HJ-20 4/19/2005 House Referred to Orangeburg Delegation HJ-20 5/25/2005 House Delegation report: Favorable Orangeburg Delegation HJ-326 5/25/2005 House Read second time HJ-326 5/26/2005 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-8 5/26/2005 Ratified R 122 6/1/2005 Vetoed by Governor 6/1/2005 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-46 Nays-0 6/2/2005 House Veto overridden Yeas-6 Nays-0 HJ-8 6/7/2005 Copies available 6/7/2005 Effective date 06/02/05 7/20/2005 Act No. 205
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(A205, R122, S746)
AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND TO CREATE THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Board of Elections and Registration created
SECTION 1. (A)(1) There is created the Orangeburg County Board of Elections and Registration. There are seven members of the board who must be appointed by a majority of the Orangeburg County Legislative Delegation for terms of four years until their successors are appointed and qualify except that of those first appointed, three must be appointed for initial terms of two years each, the initial terms of all members to be designated by the appointing authority.
(2) A vacancy on the board must be filled by appointment in the manner of original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(3) Members of the board and its staff receive compensation as may be appropriated by the governing body of Orangeburg County.
(4) One of the seven members of the board shall serve as its chairman to be elected by the board.
(5) All monies annually disbursed for county board of registration members and county election commissions by the State Election Commission must be divided equally among the seven members of the board created pursuant to the provisions of this section.
(B) The Orangeburg County Election Commission and the Orangeburg County Registration Board are abolished on the effective date of this section and the powers and duties of the commissioners of election and the registration board are devolved upon the new Board of Elections and Registration created by subsection (A).
(C) The current members of the Orangeburg County Election Commission and the Orangeburg County Registration Board shall act as the governing body of the new Orangeburg County Board of Elections and Registration established in this section until such time as the seven members of this board appointed in the manner provided by this section take office. At this time, the terms of these former commissioners of election and registration board members expire."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 26th day of May, 2005.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/1/05.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/1/05.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/2/05.
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