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Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senators Grooms, Campsen and L. Martin
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2015
Introduced in the House on April 19, 2016
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: Secretary of Transportation
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/13/2015 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 181) 1/13/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 181) 1/20/2016 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 10) 1/21/2016 Scrivener's error corrected 4/13/2016 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 25) 4/13/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25) 4/14/2016 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 19) 4/19/2016 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 6) 4/19/2016 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 6)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 20, 2016
S. Printed 1/20/16--S. [SEC 1/21/16 1:02 PM]
Read the first time January 13, 2015.
To whom was referred a Joint Resolution (S. 315) to repeal Section 6 of Act 114, related to the termination of the Governor's authority to appoint the Secretary of Transportation; and to extend the Governor's authority until, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
LAWRENCE K. GROOMS for Committee.
TO REPEAL SECTION 6 OF ACT 114, RELATED TO THE TERMINATION OF THE GOVERNOR'S AUTHORITY TO APPOINT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION; AND TO EXTEND THE GOVERNOR'S AUTHORITY UNTIL FURTHER ACTION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE CONTRARY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Act 114 of 2007 contained a broad range of reforms that transformed the operations of the Department of Transportation. Among the most important reforms contained in Act 114 was providing the Governor with the authority to appoint the Secretary of Transportation. SECTION 6 of Act 114 provided that the appointment power provided to the Governor would terminate and devolve to the Department of Transportation Commission on July 1, 2015, if the General Assembly did not extend the Governor's authority prior to that date.
SECTION 2. SECTION 6 of Act 114 of 2007, related to the termination of the Governor's authority to appoint the Secretary of Transportation, is repealed.
SECTION 3. The Governor's authority to appoint the Secretary of Transportation pursuant to Act 114 of 2007 is, by this act of the General Assembly, extended until further action by the General Assembly to the contrary.
SECTION 4. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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