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Sponsors: Reps. Cole, Finlay, Newton, Pope, Anderson, Bales, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Felder, Funderburk, Hart, Knight, Lucas, Murphy, Norman, Norrell, Putnam, Rivers, Southard, Spires, Tallon, Taylor, Wells, Williams, Willis, Long, Henderson, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, McCoy, Clary, J.E. Smith, Hicks and Weeks
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Introduced in the House on January 13, 2015
Introduced in the Senate on February 4, 2015
Last Amended on May 11, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on May 18, 2016
Governor's Action: May 25, 2016, Signed
Summary: Campaign Contributions
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/18/2014 House Prefiled 12/18/2014 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/13/2015 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 143) 1/13/2015 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 143) 1/21/2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.E.Smith 1/28/2015 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 3) 1/29/2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hicks, Weeks 2/3/2015 House Read second time (House Journal-page 30) 2/3/2015 House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 30) 2/4/2015 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 22) 2/4/2015 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 39) 2/4/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 39) 5/13/2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 13) 5/14/2015 Scrivener's error corrected 5/11/2016 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 21) 5/11/2016 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21) 5/11/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 21) 5/12/2016 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 11) 5/18/2016 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 71) 5/18/2016 House Roll call Yeas-79 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 71) 5/24/2016 Ratified R 197 5/25/2016 Signed By Governor 5/27/2016 Effective date 05/25/16
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NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ATTRIBUTION OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TO SPECIFIC TYPES OF ELECTIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS ARE ATTRIBUTED TO A PRIMARY ELECTION AND TO A PRIMARY ELECTION RUNOFF.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Attribution of campaign contributions
SECTION 1. Section 8-13-1320 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 248 of 1991, is amended to read:
"Section 8-13-1320. For purposes of this article:
(1) A contribution made on or before the seventh day after a primary is attributed to the primary. However, in the event of a primary runoff, all contributions made after the day of the primary and continuing through the seventh day after the primary runoff are attributed to the primary runoff for the purposes of applying contribution limits.
(2) A contribution made on or before the end of the quarter immediately following a general election or special election is attributed to the general election or special election, respectively."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 24th day of May, 2016.
Approved the 25th day of May, 2016. -- S.
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