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H 3198 General Bill, By J.E. Smith, M.S. McLeod, Bernstein, Ballentine and Finlay
Similar (S 0135, H 4805)
Summary: Election Commission and Board of Registration
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-27-115 SO AS TO PLACE THE DIRECTORS OF THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS UNDER THE GENERAL SUPERVISION OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH BY REGULATION THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PERSON TO SERVE AS THE DIRECTOR OF A COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH MANDATORY TRAINING CERTIFICATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTORS OF THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS TO MEET AT LEAST FOUR TIMES EACH CALENDAR YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-110, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL COUNTIES MUST HAVE A SINGLE BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-260, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-290, RELATING TO THE DILLON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE DILLON COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-320, RELATING TO THE GREENVILLE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-325, RELATING TO THE GREENWOOD COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-335, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE HORRY COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-415, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-430, RELATING TO THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY.
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12/18/12House Prefiled
12/18/12House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 131)
01/08/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 131)
01/10/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.S.McLeod
02/20/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bernstein
02/26/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ballentine
02/26/14House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 56)
03/03/14 Scrivener's error corrected
03/04/14House Debate adjourned until Tues., 3-18-14 (House Journal-page 113)
03/18/14House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Sellers, Forrester, Allison, Cole, Tallon, Nanney, Chumly, Woods, Balentine, McEachern, Taylor, Stringer, Henderson, Crosby, Finlay, Quinn, JE Smith, JR Smith, Wells, King, Munnerlyn, Douglas, Weeks, Loftis, Toole, Anderson, RL Brown (House Journal-page 13)
03/19/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Finlay
04/09/14House Amended (House Journal-page 68)
04/09/14House Read second time (House Journal-page 68)
04/09/14House Roll call Yeas-81 Nays-32 (House Journal-page 85)
04/10/14House Read third time and sent to Senate
04/10/14 Scrivener's error corrected
04/15/14Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/15/14Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/15/14Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/15/14Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/15/14Senate Special order, set for April 15, 2014 (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/16/14 Scrivener's error corrected
04/16/14Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 56)
04/16/14Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 56)
04/16/14Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 56)



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