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Bill Number: 822 Ratification Number: 214 Act Number 153 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Registers of mesne conveyances
(A153, R214, S822)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AND ACT 123 OF 1985, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTERS OF MESNE CONVEYANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR HORRY COUNTY TO HAVE A REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES APPOINTED BY THE HORRY COUNTY GOVERNING BODY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Register of mesne conveyances provided in certain counties
SECTION 1. Section 30-5-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 541 of 1986, is further amended to read:
"Section 30-5-10. In every county in the State other than Aiken, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter the duties prescribed by law for the register of mesne conveyances must be performed by the clerk of court who has all the powers and emoluments given the register of mesne conveyances in Aiken, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Spartanburg, and Sumter counties. The register of mesne conveyances in Berkeley County is elected for a term of four years and until his successor is elected in the general election and qualifies."
Appointment of register of mesne conveyances
SECTION 2. Section 2 of Act 123 of 1985, as last amended by Act 541 of 1986, is further amended to read:
"Section 2. The governing body of Beaufort, Horry, and Orangeburg counties shall appoint the register of mesne conveyances for its county under terms and conditions as it may agree upon."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.