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Sponsors: Reps. Long, Simrill, Atwater and M.S. McLeod
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Introduced in the House on January 8, 2013
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Sine Die Adjournment
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/11/2012 House Prefiled 12/11/2012 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/8/2013 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 81) 1/8/2013 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 81) 1/10/2013 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.S.McLeod
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADJOURNMENT OF THE ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT ON THE LAST THURSDAY BEFORE MEMORIAL DAY IN MAY RATHER THAN THE FIRST THURSDAY IN JUNE AND DELETE THE AUTHORITY TO EXTEND THE SESSION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 2-1-180 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 2-1-180. The regular annual session of the General Assembly shall adjourn sine die each year not later than 5:00 p.m. on the
first last Thursday before Memorial Day in June May. In any year that the House of Representatives fails to give third reading to the annual General Appropriation Bill by March thirty-first fifteenth, the date of sine die adjournment is extended by one statewide day for each statewide day after March thirty-first fifteenth that the House of Representatives fails to give the bill third reading. The session may also be extended by concurrent resolution adopted by a two-thirds vote of both the Senate and House of Representatives. During the time between 5:00 p.m. on the first Thursday in June and the extended sine die adjournment date, as set forth herein, no legislation or other business may be considered except the General Appropriation Bill and any matters approved for consideration by a concurrent resolution adopted by two-thirds vote in both houses."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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