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H 2013 General Bill, By L.L. Taylor
    A Bill to amend Sections 7-13-35, 7-13-40, 7-13-50, 7-13-60, as amended, 7-13-70, 7-13-610, 7-13-830, 7-15-450, 7-17-510, 7-17-520, 7-17-530, 7-17-540, 7-17-550, 7-17-560, 7-17-570, 7-25-140, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to elections, so as to provide that primaries, except municipal primaries, must be conducted by the State Election Commission and the respective County Election Commissions; to amend Article 5 of Chapter 13 of Title 7, relating to ballots for primary elections, by adding Section 7-13-611 so as to provide for the arrangement of each "Official County Ballot" and of every "Official State Ballot"; to provide that nothing in this Act or any other provision of law may be construed as prohibiting political parties from conducting presidential preference primaries; to provide that, in the case of any county which operates its elections through an Election and Registration Commission composed of seven members, the structure and composition are not affected or changed by the provisions of this Act; to repeal Sections 7-9-110, relating to permitting County Political Party Committees to establish a County Party Election Commission for certain purposes, and 7-13-90, relating to the appointment of managers of primaries; and to provide certain primaries, except municipal primaries, must be conducted by the State Election Commission and the County Election Commissions on the second Tuesday in June of each general election year.
12/03/86House Prefiled
12/03/86House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-29
01/13/87House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-30
01/12/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-224
01/14/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, January 19, 1988 HJ-422
01/20/88House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, January 27, 1988 HJ-439
01/28/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, February 2, 1988 HJ-768
02/02/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, February 9, 1988 HJ-864
02/09/88House Objection by Rep. Pettigrew, Klapman & Foxworth HJ-1001
03/02/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Klapman HJ-1629
03/03/88House Objection by Rep. Sharpe HJ-1715
03/03/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Sharpe HJ-1721
03/03/88House Objection by Rep. Blanding HJ-1721

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