South Carolina General Assembly
121st Session, 2015-2016

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R197, H3193

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
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
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nl\13446sd15.docx

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
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  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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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2014
1/28/2015
5/13/2015
5/14/2015
5/11/2016
5/12/2016


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NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R197, H3193)

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."

Time effective

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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