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Sponsors: Senator Reese
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Introduced in the Senate on May 9, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Municipalities with no Public Works Commissions
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/9/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3) 5/9/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 3)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 5-31-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MUNICIPALITIES IN WHICH THERE ARE NO BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS, SO AS TO VEST THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR SPARTANBURG IN THE SPARTANBURG SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 5-31-230 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 5-31-230. The following cities and towns shall have no board of commissioners of public works: Abbeville, Allendale, Barnwell, Beaufort, Belton, Bennettsville, Blackville, Bluffton, Bowman, Branchville, Camden, Central, Chapin, Cheraw, Cherry Grove Beach, Chesnee, Chester, Clemson, Clinton, Clio, Clover, Conway, Cowpens, Crescent Beach, Denmark, Dillon, Donalds, Due West, Duncan, Edgefield, Elgin, Estill, Fairfax, Forest Acres, Fort Mill, Fountain Inn, Georgetown, Goose Creek, Govan, Great Falls, Hampton, Hardeeville, Heath Springs, Hemingway, Hilda, Honea Path, Irmo, Iva, Jamestown, Johnston, Kingstree, Lake City, Lamar, Lancaster, Landrum, Lane, Latta, Lexington, Liberty, Little Mountain, Lodge, Loris, Lyman, Marion, McCall, Moneta, Mullins, Myrtle Beach, Newberry, North Augusta, Norway, Ocean Drive Beach, Orangeburg, Pelion, Pelzer, Pickens, Prosperity, Quinby, Ridgeland, Ridge Spring, Ridgeville, Rock Hill, St. George, St. Stephen, Salem, Salley, Scranton, Sharon, Simpsonville, Smoaks, Society Hill, Spartanburg, Springfield, Sumter, Swansea, Tega Cay, Timmonsville, Trenton, Union, Varnville, Walhalla, Walterboro, Ware Shoals, West Columbia, West Greenville, West Union, Westminster, Williams, Windy Hill Beach, Winnsboro, and York. In these cities and towns, the duties, powers, and responsibilities vested in a board of commissioners of public works must be vested in the respective city or town council, except that:
(a) in the cities of Marion and Newberry and in the town of Landrum, they must be vested in the mayor and aldermen;
(b) in the cities and towns of Beaufort, Bennettsville, Blackville, Branchville, Chesnee, Clio, Clover, Dillon, Due West, Hampton, Johnston, Kingstree, Lancaster, Myrtle Beach, North Augusta, Prosperity, Rock Hill, Salley, Union, Walhalla, West Columbia, West Union, and York, they must be vested in the mayor and city or town council or in the intendant and wardens, as applicable;
(c) in the town of Winnsboro, they must be vested in the mayor and commissioners;
(d) in the city of Forest Acres, they are devolved upon a director of public works until June 30, 1975, and after that time are devolved upon the city council;
(e) in the city of Westminster, they are devolved upon the city council on July 1, 2005; and
(f) in the city of Spartanburg, they must be vested in the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District Commissioners."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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