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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE TRUSTEES OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE WHO RESIGN OR ARE REMOVED FROM OFFICE ARE NOT QUALIFIED TO SERVE, AND MAY NOT BE ELECTED OR APPOINTED TO SERVE, ON ANY BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF THEIR RESIGNATION OR REMOVAL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 101, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-101-15. When a member of the board of trustees of a public institution of higher learning in this State resigns or is removed from his seat on the board of trustees, he is not qualified to serve, and may not be elected or appointed to serve, on any board as a trustee of a public institution of higher learning in this State for a period of four years after the date of his resignation or removal."
SECTION 2. This provisions of this act take effect upon approval of the Governor.
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