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A249, R302, S903
Sponsors: Senators Campsen, McConnell and McGill
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Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2008
Introduced in the House on February 7, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 29, 2008
Became law without Governor's signature, June 5, 2008
Summary: Commission on Women
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/12/2007 Senate Prefiled 12/12/2007 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/8/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-57 1/8/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-57 1/15/2008 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Martin (ch), Malloy, Campsen, Williams, Massey 1/30/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-12 1/31/2008 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-23 2/5/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-28 2/6/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-24 2/7/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-20 2/7/2008 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-20 5/21/2008 House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-74 5/28/2008 House Read second time HJ-25 5/29/2008 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-15 5/29/2008 Ratified R 302 6/5/2008 Became law without Governor's signature 6/10/2008 Copies available 6/10/2008 Effective date 06/05/08 6/13/2008 Act No. 249
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(A249, R302, S903)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1-15-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF AND APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE COMMISSION ON WOMEN, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERS FROM SEVEN TO FIFTEEN AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE MEMBER MUST BE APPOINTED FROM EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND THE REMAINING MEMBERS FROM THE STATE AT LARGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Commission on Women; appointment of members
SECTION 1. Section 1-15-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 1-15-10. There is hereby created a Commission on Women to be composed of fifteen members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate from among persons with a competency in the area of public affairs and women's activities. One member must be appointed from each congressional district and the remaining members from the State at large. The commission shall be under and a part of the Office of the Governor. Members of the commission shall serve for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify, except of those members first appointed after the expansion of the commission to fifteen members, two members shall serve a term of one year, two members shall serve a term of two years, two members shall serve a term of three years, and two members shall serve a term of four years. Members appointed prior to and after the expansion of the commission to fifteen members shall be designated by the Governor as being appointed to serve either from a particular congressional district or at large. Vacancies shall be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the unexpired portion of the term only. No member shall be eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 29th day of May, 2008.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 6/5/08.
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