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S 285 - The Appointment of the Comptroller General - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Michael Fair voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Resolution Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (32-11) - (Key vote)

Title: The Appointment of the Comptroller General

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that requires the Governor to appoint the Comptroller General.

Highlights:
- Requires the approval of the Senate, the State Treasurer, the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Senate before the appointment is made [Sec 1].
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION AND AGAIN BY A MAJORITY OF EACH CHAMBER IN THE NEXT SESSION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: The Appointment of the Comptroller General

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote not to adopt a constitutional amendment that requires the Governor to appoint the Comptroller General.

Highlights:
- Requires the approval of the Senate, the State Treasurer, the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Senate before the appointment is made [Sec 1].
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