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A221, R242, S1227
Sponsors: Senator Land
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Introduced in the Senate on March 25, 2008
Introduced in the House on April 15, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on April 17, 2008
Became law without Governor's signature, May 15, 2008
Summary: Clarendon County
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/25/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-4 3/25/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-4 4/9/2008 Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-4 4/9/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-4 4/9/2008 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-4 4/10/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-33 4/10/2008 Scrivener's error corrected 4/15/2008 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-23 4/16/2008 House Read second time HJ-20 4/17/2008 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-33 5/8/2008 Ratified R 242 5/15/2008 Became law without Governor's signature 5/27/2008 Copies available 5/27/2008 Effective date 05/15/08 6/4/2008 Act No. 221
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A221, R242, S1227)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 30-5-10 AND 30-5-12, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTER OF DEEDS, SO AS TO ADD CLARENDON COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES WHICH HAVE BOTH A REGISTER OF DEEDS AND A CLERK OF COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF CLARENDON COUNTY SHALL APPOINT THE REGISTER OF DEEDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Clarendon County added to counties having both register of deeds and clerk of court
SECTION 1. Sections 30-5-10 and 30-5-12 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 299 of 2006, are further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-10. In every county in the State other than Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon, 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, Clarendon, 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.
Section 30-5-12. The governing bodies of Anderson, Beaufort, Chesterfield, Clarendon, 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 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2008.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/15/08.
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