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TO AMEND SECTION 1-31-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS, SO AS TO RENAME THE COMMISSION THE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 1-31-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 1-31-10. There is created a State Commission for Minority and Multicultural Affairs consisting of nine members and the Governor ex officio. The Governor must appoint one person from each of the congressional districts of the State and two persons from the State at large upon the advice and consent of the Senate. The Governor shall designate the chairman. The members serve for a term of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. A vacancy must be filled in the same manner as original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. A majority of the members of the commission must be African American."
SECTION 2. The Code Commissioner is directed to change all references to the State Commission for Minority Affairs to the State Commission for Minority and Multicultural Affairs, and any reference to the State Commission for Minority Affairs must be construed to mean the State Commission for Minority and Multicultural Affairs.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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