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TO AMEND ACT 587 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE ADDITIONAL MEMBERS ADDED TO THE BOARD AND TO DELETE ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 1(A)(1) of Act 587 of 1994, as last amended by Acts of 2005 bearing ratification numbers 5 and 7, is further amended to read:
"(1) There is created the Chesterfield County Board of Elections and Registration. There are nine members of the board who must be appointed by a majority of the Chesterfield County Legislative Delegation for terms of four years until their successors are appointed and qualify
except that of those first appointed, four must be appointed for initial terms of two years each, the initial terms of all members to be designated by the appointing authority. The two additional members of the board added by this act must be appointed for terms of four years until their successors are appointed and qualify. The board shall hire a director who shall perform such duties and responsibilities as the board shall determine. The board shall supervise the director who must be accountable to it."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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