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S*0446 (Rat #0210, Act #0214 of 2014) General Bill, By Massey and L. Martin
Summary: Lieutenant Governor
    AN ACT TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ELECTION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND TERM OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MUST BE ELECTED JOINTLY WITH THE GOVERNOR IN A MANNER PRESCRIBED BY LAW; BY ADDING SECTION 37 TO ARTICLE III SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SENATE SHALL ELECT FROM AMONG ITS MEMBERS A PRESIDENT TO PRESIDE OVER THE SENATE AND TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS PROVIDED BY LAW; TO AMEND ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, BY DELETING SECTIONS 9 AND 10, SO AS TO ELIMINATE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE SENATE MADE OBSOLETE BY THE AMENDMENTS RATIFIED BY THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 11, ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR FROM OFFICE BY IMPEACHMENT, DEATH, RESIGNATION, DISQUALIFICATION, DISABILITY, OR REMOVAL FROM THE STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, A SUCCESSOR TO FULFILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12, ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE DISABILITY OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE SENATE TO CONFORM TO AMENDMENTS RATIFIED BY THIS ACT. - ratified title
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02/27/13Senate Introduced and read first time
02/27/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
03/06/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/07/13Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 15)
03/07/13Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 15)
03/07/13Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 15)
03/08/13 Scrivener's error corrected
03/12/13Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/13/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 13)
03/13/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 13)
05/14/14House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 1)
05/15/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/20/14House Read second time (House Journal-page 17)
05/20/14House Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 18)
05/21/14House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 4)
05/29/14 Ratified R 210
05/29/14 No signature required
05/29/14 Effective date 05/29/2014
06/12/14 Act No. 214



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