South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 3584

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15960zw21.docx

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the Senate on February 3, 2021
Last Amended on February 24, 2021
Currently residing in the House

Summary: Assessment of taxes in Oconee County

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 247)
   1/12/2021  House   Referred to Oconee Delegation (House Journal-page 247)
   1/27/2021  House   Delegation report: Favorable Oconee Delegation 
                        (House Journal-page 50)
   1/28/2021  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 19)
   1/28/2021  House   Roll call Yeas-xxx  Nays-xxx (House Journal-page 19)
   1/28/2021  House   Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative 
                        day (House Journal-page 21)
   1/28/2021  House   Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1)
    2/3/2021  Senate  Introduced, read first time, placed on local & 
                        uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 36)
   2/18/2021  Senate  Amended (Senate Journal-page 10)
   2/18/2021  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 10)
   2/19/2021          Scrivener's error corrected
   2/24/2021  Senate  Amended (Senate Journal-page 12)
   2/24/2021  Senate  Read third time and returned to House with amendments 
                        (Senate Journal-page 12)
   2/25/2021          Scrivener's error corrected

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2021
1/27/2021
2/3/2021
2/18/2021
2/19/2021
2/24/2021
2/25/2021

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AS PASSED BY THE SENATE

February 24, 2021

H. 3584

Introduced by Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire

L. Printed 2/24/21--S.    [SEC 2/25/21 11:59 AM]

Read the first time February 3, 2021.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND ACT 1041 OF 1970, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES IN OCONEE COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP AND COMPOSITION OF THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Items (a), (b), and (c) of Section 4 of Act 1041 of 1970, as last amended by Act 175 of 1975, is further amended to read:

"(a)    Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, there is hereby created the Oconee County Board of Assessment Appeals. The powers and duties of the Oconee County Board of Tax Appeals are devolved upon the Board of Assessment Appeals. The board shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of a majority of the members of the Oconee County Legislative Delegation pursuant to the requirements defined in item (b). Of these members, at least one member of the board shall be actively engaged in the business of marketing real estate, at least one actively engaged in the construction industry.

(b)(1)    At least one member shall be appointed who is a resident of the City of Seneca, at least one who is a resident of the Town of Walhalla, at least one who is a resident of the of the Town of Westminster, at least one who is a resident of the upper section of Oconee County, and at least one who is a resident of the lower section of Oconee County. One member must be appointed from each of Oconee County's county council single-member election districts, and each resident member of the Oconee County Legislative Delegation shall nominate one additional member from the county at-large.

(2)    Upon the nomination of a person to serve on the Oconee County Board of Assessment Appeals, the Oconee County Legislative Delegation shall recommend the nominee to the Governor. At least one member of the board shall be actively engaged in the business of marketing real estate, at least one actively engaged in the construction industry.

(c)    The terms of the members shall be for three years or until their successors are appointed and qualify. Of the members first appointed two shall serve for one year, two shall serve for two years, and three shall serve for three years. The members of the board may succeed themselves. Vacancies on the board for any reason shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term in the manner of the original appointment. Each board member shall be compensated on a per diem basis at a figure to be determined by the Oconee County Legislative Delegation."

SECTION    2.    Members of the Oconee County Board of Assessment Appeals as of the effective date of this act shall continue to serve until their successors are appointed and qualify pursuant to SECTION 1 of this act.

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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