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A149, R169, H4664
Sponsors: Rep. Clyburn
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Introduced in the House on January 25, 2012
Introduced in the Senate on February 1, 2012
Last Amended on March 28, 2012
Passed by the General Assembly on April 18, 2012
Governor's Action: April 23, 2012, Signed
Summary: Rural infrastructure authority
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/25/2012 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 7) 1/26/2012 House 24 hour point of order (House Journal-page 18) 1/31/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 20) 1/31/2012 House Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 20) 2/1/2012 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6) 2/1/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 16) 2/1/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 16) 3/21/2012 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance (Senate Journal-page 22) 3/28/2012 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/28/2012 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/28/2012 Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/29/2012 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments 4/18/2012 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 31) 4/18/2012 House Roll call Yeas-108 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 31) 4/19/2012 Ratified R 169 4/23/2012 Signed By Governor 4/25/2012 Effective date 04/23/12 5/7/2012 Act No. 149
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(A149, R169, H4664)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-50-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE AUTHORITY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 11-50-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY, BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MAY HIRE A DIRECTOR FOR THE AUTHORITY, SO LONG AS AT LEAST ONE OF THE GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTEES AND AT LEAST THREE OF THE LEGISLATIVE APPOINTEES VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE HIRING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Appointment of members
SECTION 1. Section 11-50-50 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 171 of 2010, is amended to read:
"Section 11-50-50. The board of directors is the governing board of the authority. The board consists of seven voting directors appointed as follows:
(1) six members who reside in or represent all or some portion of the counties designated as distressed or least developed pursuant to Section 12-6-3360 for 2009; one appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, one appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one appointed by the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, one appointed by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and two appointed by the Governor. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 8-13-770, the members appointed pursuant to this item (1) by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee may be members of the General Assembly and, if so appointed, shall serve ex officio; and
(2) the Secretary of Commerce, ex officio, who shall serve as chairman.
Members not serving ex officio shall serve for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify except that of the members first appointed by the Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and one of the members first appointed by the Governor, the member shall serve for a term of two years and the term must be noted on the appointment. Vacancies must be filled in the manner of original appointment for the unexpired portion of the term. Members shall serve without compensation, but are allowed mileage, subsistence, and per diem allowed by law for members of state boards, committees, and commissions."
Director of the authority
SECTION 2. Chapter 50, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-50-55. The authority, by a majority vote of the board of directors, may hire a director for the authority, so long as at least one of the gubernatorial appointees and at least three of the legislative appointees vote in favor of the hiring."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 19th day of April, 2012.
Approved the 23rd day of April, 2012.
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