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S 351 - State Ports Authority Amendments - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Jake Knotts, Jr. voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (35-9) - (Key vote)

Title: State Ports Authority Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that restructures Port Authority oversight.

Highlights:
-Creates a board that oversees the activities of the Port authority (Sec. 1). -Gives the Governor authority to remove and oversee this board (Sec. 1). -Takes effect upon approval of the Governor (Sec. 23).
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NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (102-2) -
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (115-0) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (103-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-14) - (Key vote)

Title: State Ports Authority Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends provisions of existing law regarding the South Carolina State Ports Authority.

Highlights:
-Specifies that the Governor may only remove members of the board of directors of the State Ports Authority for the following reasons (Sec. 1):
    -malfeasance; -incompetency; -absenteeism; -conflicts of interest; -misconduct; -persistent neglect of duty in office; -incapacity; or -breach of duty.
-Reduces the terms of board of directors members from 7 years to 5 years (Sec. 1). -Requires that each board member possess a background of at least 5 years in at least one of the following fields (Sec. 1):
    -maritime shipping; -labor related to maritime shipping; -overland shipping; -international commerce; -finance, economics or statistics; -accounting; -engineering; -law; or -specified business management positions.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: State Ports Authority Amendments

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