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H 4497 Joint Resolution, By Blackwell
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    A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THOSE HOUSE MEMBERS ELECTED AT THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTION OR WHO TAKE OFFICE AFTER THAT DATE, ONCE THESE PERSONS HAVE THEREAFTER SERVED FIVE CONSECUTIVE TERMS, THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TERM OF OFFICE IN WHICH A HOUSE MEMBER EITHER IS ELECTED SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OR APPOINTED TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN OF A HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A TERM FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE MEMBER'S TERM LIMITATION; AND TO PROVIDE BEGINNING WITH THOSE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE ELECTED AT THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTION OR WHO TAKE OFFICE AFTER THAT DATE, ONCE THESE PERSONS HAVE THEREAFTER SERVED THREE CONSECUTIVE TERMS, THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE SENATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TERM OF OFFICE IN WHICH A MEMBER OF THE SENATE EITHER IS ELECTED PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE OR APPOINTED TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN OF A SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A TERM FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE MEMBER'S TERM LIMITATION.
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12/13/17House Prefiled
12/13/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary



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