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A79, R5, S337
Sponsors: Senator Coleman
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Introduced in the Senate on January 11, 2011
Introduced in the House on March 1, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on March 3, 2011
Governor's Action: March 16, 2011, Signed
Summary: Chester County School Board of Trustees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/11/2011 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 150) 1/13/2011 Scrivener's error corrected 1/18/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 8) 2/24/2011 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/24/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-1 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 10) 3/1/2011 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 5) 3/2/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 17) 3/3/2011 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 21) 3/10/2011 Ratified R 5 3/16/2011 Signed By Governor 3/18/2011 Effective date 03/16/11 8/23/2011 Act No. 79
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(A79, R5, S337)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 525 OF 1982, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE CHESTER COUNTY COUNCIL AND THE CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATE BY WHICH A PERSON SHALL FILE A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY IN ORDER TO RUN FOR A SEAT ON THE CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Chester County School District Board of Trustees candidate filing
SECTION 1. Section 4(F) of Act 525 of 1982, as added by Act 133 of 2007, is amended to read:
"(F) Beginning with the 2008 General Election, in order to qualify as a candidate for a seat on the Chester County School Board of Trustees, a person shall file a statement of candidacy with the county election commission no earlier than August first, or if August first falls on Sunday, no earlier than the following Monday, and no later than twelve o'clock noon on August fifteenth, or if August fifteenth falls on Sunday, no later than twelve o'clock noon on the following Monday. The statement of candidacy must be a sworn statement and must include the candidate's name, age, voting precinct, and any other information the county election commission requires. A candidate for a single-member election district seat also shall indicate for which seat number he is filing. When more than one person is seeking election to a single seat on the Chester County School Board of Trustees, the candidate who receives the highest number of votes is declared the winner of the seat. The county registration and election commission shall conduct and supervise the elections for trustees in the manner governed by the election laws of this State, mutatis mutandis."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 10th day of March, 2011.
Approved the 16th day of March, 2011.
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