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Sponsors: Rep. Putnam
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2016
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Campaign expenditures
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/3/2015 House Prefiled 12/3/2015 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/12/2016 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 91) 1/12/2016 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 91)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1307 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COPY OR FACSIMILE OF A RECEIPT CORRELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF EACH CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE SHOWN ON CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS OF A CANDIDATE AND COMMITTEE UNDER SECTION 8-13-1308 AND A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE UNDER SECTION 8-13-1309 FOR ANY REPORTING PERIOD MUST BE SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE REPORT TO THE ETHICS COMMITTEE OR COMMISSION HAVING JURISDICTION OF THE CANDIDATE AND COMMITTEE OR BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COPY MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE RELEVANT EXPENDITURE ITEMIZATION WHICH SHOWS THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON TO WHOM THE EXPENDITURE WAS MADE, TOGETHER WITH THE DATE, AMOUNT, PURPOSE, AND BENEFICIARY OF THE EXPENDITURE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 13, Chapter 13, Title 8 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 8-13-1307. (A) A copy or facsimile of a receipt correlating to the amount of each campaign expenditure shown on certified campaign reports of a candidate and committee under Section 8-13-1308, and a ballot measure committee under Section 8-13-1309, for any reporting period must be submitted as part of the report to the ethics committee or commission having jurisdiction of the candidate and committee or ballot measure committee. The copy must be attached to the relevant expenditure itemization which shows the name and address of the person to whom the expenditure was made, together with the date, amount, purpose, and beneficiary of the expenditure.
(B) The copy or facsimile of each such receipt must be made available to the public upon request. The respective ethics committee or commission having jurisdiction of that candidate and committee or ballot measure committee, at its discretion, may review the submitted documents for discrepancy, errors, or fraud.
(C) The original receipt for the expenditure must be retained by the candidate and committee or ballot measure committee for a period of four years as provided in Section 8-13-1302(B)."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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