February 11, 2014 •
South Carolina Senate Considers Overhaul of Ethics Commission
Gov. Nikki Haley has nominated eight individuals to the State Ethics Commission. If confirmed by the Senate, the appointments will bring stability to the commission, where four of the nine seats are vacant and the terms of the five serving commissioners have expired.
The Senate is also debating a bill to overhaul the commission and empower it to confidentially investigate complaints filed against House and Senate members.
House Bill 3945 would also expand the definition of lobbying and modify reporting requirements.
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