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S*0580 (Rat #0160, Act #0091) General Bill, By M.B. Williams
    A Bill to amend Section 7-17-30, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to election protests and contests, so as to provide that a protest or contest must be filed in writing with the Chairman of the County Board of Canvassers by Noon Wednesday following the date of the declaration by the Board of the results of the election; to amend Section 7-17-50, relating to hearings on protests or contests, so as to provide that the Board shall hear a protest or contest on Monday next following the deadline for filing the protest or contest; to amend Section 7-17-70, as amended, relating to the hearing of appeals, so as to provide that the Board of State Canvassers shall meet to hear appeals no later than Noon Monday next following the filing of any notice; to amend Section 7-17-260, relating to protested or contested cases decided by the Board of State Canvassers, so as to provide that the State Board shall decide all cases under protest or contest that may arise in the case of members of the State Senate and the State House of Representatives; and to amend Section 7-17-270, relating to the hearing of protests or contests, so as to provide that the Board shall hear a protest or contest not later than the twenty-fifth day following receipt of the protest.
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03/23/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10
03/23/93Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-10
04/07/93Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-26
04/08/93Senate Read second time SJ-85
04/08/93Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-86
04/09/93Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1
04/13/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-23
04/13/93House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-24
04/28/93House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-8
05/06/93House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 11, 1993 HJ-68
05/12/93House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 13, 1993 HJ-58
05/13/93House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 18, 1993 HJ-27
05/19/93House Read second time HJ-32
05/20/93House Read third time and enrolled HJ-9
06/10/93 Ratified R 160
06/14/93 Signed By Governor
06/14/93 Effective date 06/14/93
06/24/93 Copies available



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