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Session 122 - (2017-2018)Printer Friendly
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H 4418 General Bill, By Clemmons, G.R. Smith, B. Newton, G.M. Smith and Fry
Summary: Voter registration requirements
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NECESSITY OF WRITTEN VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION FORM BY ADDING APPROPRIATELY SIZED CHECK BOXES IN WHICH REGISTRANTS VOLUNTARILY MAY DISCLOSE THEIR POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION; TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO MAINTAIN A RECORD OF THE VOLUNTARY, SELF-IDENTIFIED POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATIONS DISCLOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS RECORD IS SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE VOLUNTARY, SELF-IDENTIFICATION OF ONE'S POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION PURSUANT TO THIS ACT MAY NOT BE USED TO RESTRICT PRIMARY VOTING.
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11/09/17House Prefiled
11/09/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/09/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 103)
01/09/18House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 103)



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