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H 4125 General Bill, By Mitchell, Gilliard, King, Howard, Williams, McEachern, Whipper, Hosey, Hodges, Govan, McKnight, Jefferson and Clyburn
Summary: Eligibility of magistrates to serve
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY OF MAGISTRATES TO SERVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SENATORIAL DELEGATION REPRESENTING A COUNTY IN MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR FOR PERSONS TO BE APPOINTED TO EACH MAGISTERIAL POSITION IN THE COUNTY ALSO MUST COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 22-2-10, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY NOT CONSIDER ANY SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS WHERE THESE PROVISIONS HAVE NOT BEEN COMPLIED WITH IN REGARD TO THE MAGISTERIAL POSITION CONCERNED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-10 RELATING TO SCREENING COMMITTEES TO ASSIST SENATORIAL DELEGATIONS IN SELECTING MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SENATORIAL DELEGATION IN DETERMINING THE PERSONS TO BE RECOMMENDED TO THE GOVERNOR FOR APPOINTMENT AS MAGISTRATES FIRST MUST CONSULT WITH AND RECEIVE INPUT FROM THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REPRESENTING THAT COUNTY AT A MEETING CALLED FOR THIS PURPOSE.
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05/05/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 14)
05/05/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 14)



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