2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 12 - Taxation
CHAPTER 39 - COUNTY AUDITORS
SECTION 12-39-40. Deputy auditor.


SC Code § 12-39-40 (2013) What's This?

(A) A county auditor may appoint an employee in his office to be his deputy. The appointment must be filed with the Comptroller General and the governing body of that county. When the appointment is filed, the deputy may act for and on behalf of the county auditor when the auditor is incapacitated by reason of a physical or mental disability or during a temporary absence.

(B) If there is a vacancy in the office of county auditor by reason of death, resignation, or disqualification, the appointed deputy shall carry out the duties of the office until a successor is appointed or elected and qualified.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 65-1750; 1952 Code Section 65-1750; 1942 Code Section 2700; 1941 (42) 36; 1958 (50) 1907; 2001 Act No. 89, Section 62B, eff July 20, 2001.

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