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A101, R7, S80
Sponsors: Senator Sheheen
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Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Introduced in the House on January 30, 2019
Last Amended on February 27, 2019
Passed by the General Assembly on March 5, 2019
Governor's Action: March 20, 2019, Signed
Summary: SC American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/12/2018 Senate Prefiled 12/12/2018 Senate Referred to Committee on General 1/8/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 77) 1/8/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 77) 1/23/2019 Senate Polled out of committee Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/23/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/24/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 1/24/2019 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 32) 1/24/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 32) 1/29/2019 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 24) 1/30/2019 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 6) 1/30/2019 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 6) 2/21/2019 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 118) 2/27/2019 House Amended (House Journal-page 21) 2/27/2019 House Read second time (House Journal-page 21) 2/27/2019 House Roll call Yeas-79 Nays-22 (House Journal-page 23) 2/28/2019 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 13) 3/5/2019 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 39) 3/5/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 39) 3/19/2019 Ratified R 7 3/20/2019 Signed By Governor 3/27/2019 Effective date 03/20/19 7/10/2019 Act No. 101
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A101, R7, S80)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 AND 3 OF ACT 289 OF 2018, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICAN REVOLUTION SESTERCENTENNIAL COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE OBSERVANCE MUST INCLUDE THE ROLE OF PERSONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN DESCENT IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND TO MAKE SIMILAR CHANGES TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION, RESPECTIVELY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Creation and purpose
SECTION 1. SECTION 1 of Act 289 of 2018 is amended to read:
"SECTION 1. There is hereby created a South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission, which shall have the authority and responsibility to plan and execute, insofar as authorized and funded by the General Assembly, a proper observance of the Sestercentennial of the American Revolution in South Carolina, and in cooperation with the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust; a national organization, if any; and other similar commemorative organizations in other states. This proper observance of the Sestercentennial must include the role of persons of African-American descent in the Revolutionary War."
SECTION 2. SECTION 3 of Act 289 of 2018 is amended to read:
"SECTION 3. (A) Membership of the South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission shall consist of fifteen persons as follows:
(a) the Governor, ex officio, or his designee;
(b) the Chairman of the Archives and History Commission, ex officio;
(c) the Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, ex officio;
(d) four members to be appointed by the President of the Senate, at least one of whom must be of African-American descent;
(e) four members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, at least one of whom must be of African-American descent; and
(f) four members to be appointed by the Governor, at least one of whom must be of African-American descent, who shall serve initial terms of one, two, and three years, respectively, and whose successors shall serve for terms of four years.
(B) Any member who was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor shall be deemed to have been appointed by the President of the Senate and may continue to serve on the commission."
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 19th day of March, 2019.
Approved the 20th day of March, 2019.
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