South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 3257

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. King
Document Path: LC-0053PH23.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means

Summary: Legislative delegation

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Date Body Action Description with journal page number
12/8/2022 House Prefiled
12/8/2022 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
1/10/2023 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 112)
1/10/2023 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 112)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/08/2022



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TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA code of laws BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-32 SO AS TO REQUIRE COUNTY COUNCILS TO PROVIDE OFFICE SPACE AND APPROPRIATE MONIES FOR THE OPERATION OF THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OFFICE, TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE ANNUAL COUNTY BUDGET, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DELEGATION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EMPLOYMENT, SUPERVISION, AND DISCHARGE OF ALL PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY THE DELEGATION.

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

SECTION 1.   Article 1, Chapter 9, Title 4 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

   Section 4-9-32.   (A) Under all forms of county government except the board of commissioners form, upon the request by a member of the county legislative delegation, county councils shall provide office space and appropriations for the operation of the county legislative delegation office including compensation for staff personnel and necessary office supplies and equipment.

   (B) The amount of the appropriations must be determined by the legislative delegation and included in the annual county budget.

   (C) The delegation is responsible for the employment, supervision, and discharge of all personnel employed by the delegation.

SECTION 2.   This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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