South Carolina Code of Laws

Title 1 - Administration of the Government


Uniformity of Legislation

SECTION 1-21-10. Board of Commissioners for Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States.

The Governor shall appoint three suitable persons who, with their successors, shall constitute a "Board of Commissioners for the Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States." Any vacancy in the Board shall be filled by the appointment by the Governor of a suitable person.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 9-401; 1952 Code Section 9-401; 1942 Code Section 3440; 1932 Code Section 3440; Civ. C. '22 Section 1049; Civ. C. '12 Section 926; 1909 (26) 127.

SECTION 1-21-20. Duty of Board.

The Board shall:

(1) Examine the subjects of insolvency, the descent and distribution of property, the execution and probate of wills and other subjects upon which uniformity of legislation in the various states and territories of the union is desirable but which are outside the jurisdiction of the Congress of the United States;

(2) Confer upon these matters with the commissioners appointed by other states and territories for the same purpose;

(3) Consider and draft uniform laws to be submitted for approval and adoption of the several states; and

(4) Generally devise and recommend such other or further course of action as shall accomplish the purposes of this chapter.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 9-402; 1952 Code Section 9-402; 1942 Code Section 3441; 1932 Code Section 3441; Civ. C. '22 Section 1050; Civ. C. '12 Section 927; 1909 (26) 127.

SECTION 1-21-30. Record; annual report.

The Board shall keep a record of all its transactions and shall at each regular session of the legislature in each year, and may at any other time, make a report of its doings and of its recommendations to the General Assembly.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 9-403; 1952 Code Section 9-403; 1942 Code Section 3442; 1932 Code Section 3442; Civ. C. '22 Section 1051; Civ. C. '12 Section 928; 1909 (26) 127.

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