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H 3541 Joint Resolution, By Harrell, J.E. Smith, Bales, Williams, Bannister, J.R. Smith, Patrick, Brannon, Erickson, Huggins, Kennedy, Ballentine, M.S. McLeod, Bernstein, Atwater, Cole, Funderburk, George, Hixon, Long, McCoy, W.J. McLeod, Pitts, Pope, G.R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, Wood and Knight
Similar (S 0052, S 0054, S 0132, S 0170, S 0173, S 0444, S 0467)
Summary: Adjutant General
    A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE REFERENCE TO INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE TO THE RANK OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS AMENDMENT, THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM COMMENCING ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY FOLLOWING THE GENERAL ELECTION, WHICH MARKS THE MIDTERM OF THE GOVERNOR, EXCEPT THAT THE INITIAL TERM OF THE FIRST ADJUTANT GENERAL APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS AMENDMENT MUST BE FOR TWO YEARS SO AS TO ALLOW SUBSEQUENT TERMS TO BE STAGGERED WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE DUTIES, COMPENSATION, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE, THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE APPOINTMENT IS MADE, AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE.
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02/19/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 22)
02/19/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 22)
03/06/13House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 40)
03/07/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight
03/18/13 Scrivener's error corrected
03/19/13House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Sandifer, GA Brown, Anthony, Bales, Barfield, K Crawford, Whitmire, Daning, JE Smith, Quinn, Bannister, Anderson, Bedingfield, JR Smith, Hardee, DC Moss, Atwater, GR Smith (House Journal-page 49)
03/20/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 38)
03/20/13House Roll call Yeas-108 Nays-4 (House Journal-page 40)
03/21/13House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 35)
03/21/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 14)
03/21/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 14)
04/10/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/11/13 Scrivener's error corrected



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