Reference is to Printer's Date 4/24/13--H.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 2, beginning on page 3 and inserting:
/ SECTION 2. This act
takes effect upon approval by the Governor and is implemented
according to the following schedule:
(1) the terms of members of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly before 2013 are terminated effective July 1, 2013, except that the members occupying Seats Three and Four as of June 30, 2013, pursuant to the former provisions of Section 59-127-20, shall continue to serve in a holdover capacity through June 30, 2014, after which those holdover seats are abolished. These two holdover trustees are not affected by the provisions of items (3) and (4) of this section;
(2) the ex
officio service of the Governor or the Governor's designee on
the board ends effective July 1, 2013;
(3)(a) the three members of the board elected by the General Assembly in 2013 pursuant to the former provisions of Section 59-127-20 of the 1976 Code from congressional districts 5, 6, and 7 are deemed to be elected to Seats Five, Six, and Seven pursuant to the provisions of Section 59-127-20 of the 1976 Code as amended by this act for terms beginning July 1, 2013;
(b) the three at-large members of the board elected in 2013 pursuant to the former provisions of Section 59-127-20 of the 1976 Code, become members of the reconstituted board as follows:
(i) an at-large member of the board elected by the General Assembly in 2013, who, when elected resided in congressional district 1, 2, 3, or 4, and who was the only board member elected from that district in 2013, is deemed to have been elected as the board member for the applicable seat number. If two such at-large members reside in one congressional district, at the time of election, then one such member is deemed to have been elected to at-large Seat Eight and the other is deemed to have been elected from that congressional district, selected alphabetically by last name. The person selected to occupy at-large Seat Eight shall serve for an initial term of two years beginning July 1, 2013; and
(ii) any other at-large member of the board elected in 2013 who is not deemed to have been elected from a congressional district pursuant to item (3)(b)(i) of this section is deemed to have been elected to at-large Seat Nine, and takes office July 1, 2013, and shall serve for a term of four years, after which that member's successor on the board must be elected as provided pursuant to Section 59-127-20 of the 1976 Code as amended by this act;
(4) notwithstanding the four-year terms of office for board members provided pursuant to Section 59-127-20 of the 1976 Code, members elected to, or, pursuant to item (3) of this section, deemed to be elected, to Seats One, Three, and Four, shall serve for an initial term of two years, beginning July 1, 2013, and until their successors are elected or appointed and qualify; (5) during the transition period, vacancies in the board attributable to unrepresented congressional districts must be filled in the order that the General Assembly shall provide in the concurrent resolution setting the election. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.