South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

A26, R45, H3936

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Whipper, Gilliard, Mack and Brown
Document Path: l:\council\bills\ggs\22954zw17.docx

Introduced in the House on March 7, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on April 20, 2017
Passed by the General Assembly on April 27, 2017
Governor's Action: May 9, 2017, Signed

Summary: Charleston county voting precincts

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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    3/7/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 81)
    3/7/2017  House   Referred to Charleston Delegation (House Journal-page 81)
    4/6/2017  House   Committee report: Favorable Charleston Delegation 
                        (House Journal-page 33)
   4/18/2017  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 20)
   4/18/2017  House   Roll call Yeas-95  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 20)
   4/19/2017  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 10)
   4/20/2017  Senate  Introduced, placed on calendar without reference 
                        (Senate Journal-page 8)
   4/25/2017  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 29)
   4/27/2017  Senate  Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 58)
    5/4/2017          Ratified R 45
    5/9/2017          Signed By Governor
   5/12/2017          Effective date 5/9/17
   5/15/2017          Act No. 26

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

3/7/2017
4/6/2017
4/20/2017

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

(A26, R45, H3936)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY VOTING PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE, AND TO STRIKE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Charleston County voting precinct map number redesignated

SECTION    1.    Section 7-7-140(B) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 43 of 2007, is further amended to read:

"(B)    The precinct lines pursuant to subsection (A) defining the precincts in Charleston County are as shown on the official map of the United States Census Bureau designated as P-19-17 on file with the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office. The Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office shall provide revised copies of maps of the above precincts defining precinct changes incorporated by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office pursuant to this section to the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Charleston County."

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 4th day of May, 2017.

Approved the 9th day of May, 2017.

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