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TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF BOARD MEMBERS OF COUNTY BOARDS OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS, TO ALLOW THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF A COUNTY TO REMOVE THE GOVERNOR'S APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY OVER THE COUNTY BOARDS OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS AND DEVOLVE THE POWER ON THE COUNTY'S GOVERNING BODY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 7-5-10 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"(E) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the legislative delegation of a county may by delegation resolution remove the appointment authority of its county board of voter registration and elections from the Governor and devolve it on the governing body of the county."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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