South Carolina Amendment 3b
, also known as the State Retirement Systems Investment Panel Act
, was on the November 7, 2006
election ballot in South Carolina
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
Amendment 3b eliminated the South Carolina Investment Panel, which was an advisory body for the executive branch of South Carolina government.
| Amendment 3b|
| Yes|| 660,037|| 66.5%|
The question asked on the ballot was:
- "Must the second through the seventh sentences of the fourth paragraph of Section 16, Article X of the Constitution of this State relating to the establishment and membership of the State Retirement Systems Investment Panel be amended by deleting these sentences thereby abolishing this constitutionally established panel?"
As provided for in South Carolina law, election officials include a neutral explanation on the ballot of each ballot question. The explanation provided alongside the question for proposed Amendment 1 in 2006 said:
- "This amendment would eliminate the Investment Panel, an advisory body, and its accompanying expenses."