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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
January 26, 2011
Introduced by Senators Peeler, Campsen, Rose, Ryberg and McConnell
S. Printed 1/26/11--S.
Read the first time January 11, 2011.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 277) to ratify an amendment to Article II of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to the Right of Suffrage, by adding Section 12 to guarantee the right of an, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
Majority favorable. Minority unfavorable.
LARRY A. MARTIN C. BRADLEY HUTTO
For Majority. For Minority.
EXPLANATION OF IMPACT:
This amendment has been approved by the voters of South Carolina; therefore this bill will require approval by both houses of the General Assembly and the Governor. There should be no fiscal impact to go through the legislative process
Office of State Budget
TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE, BY ADDING SECTION 12 TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO VOTE BY SECRET BALLOT FOR A DESIGNATION, A SELECTION, OR AN AUTHORIZATION FOR EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATION BY A LABOR ORGANIZATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The amendment to Article II of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, prepared under the terms of Joint Resolution 295 of 2010, having been submitted to the qualified electors at the General Election of 2010 as prescribed in Section 1, Article XVI of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, and a favorable vote having been received on the amendment, is ratified and declared to be a part of the Constitution so that Section 12 as added to Article II reads:
"Section 12. The fundamental right of an individual to vote by secret ballot is guaranteed for a designation, a selection, or an authorization for employee representation by a labor organization."
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