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H*2279 (Rat #0618) General Bill, By Wilkins, P.T. Bradley, T.A. Brett, Fair, T. Ferguson, D.O. Hawkins, T.M. Marchant, Russell and D.E. Winstead
    A Bill to amend Section 40-9-10, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the authorization of county councils to conduct referenda to determine a change in the form of government, number of county members, or methods of election, so as to authorize referenda to establish alternate methods of election limited to at-large from the county, from defined single member election district, any other method in effect when the referendum is held, with qualifications, and any other method of election in existence in any county of this State as of July 1, 1986, if the county on June 25, 1975, had an at-large method and has this method as of July 1, 1986, and as population of at least two hundred twenty-five thousand; and to require counties whose population exceeds one hundred thousand or which county contains two or more municipalities with a population of at least thirty thousand each and which elect members of their governing body at large from the county to apportion these districts as to population and to reapportion as to population within a reasonable time prior to the next General Election which follows the adoption by the State of each federal decennial census and to require those counties which had at-large voting with residency requirements prior to 1980 which have not reapportioned in accordance with the 1980 decennial census to do so by July 1, 1988.-amended title
01/30/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-441
01/30/85House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-442
02/13/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-679
02/14/85House Objection by Rep. Blackwell HJ-814
02/20/85House Objection by Rep. Alexander, Blanding, Mattos & Rice HJ-908
03/21/85House Amended HJ-1576
03/21/85House Read second time HJ-1583
03/22/85House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1595
03/26/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1013
03/26/85Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-1013
05/09/85Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-2025
05/16/85Senate Special order SJ-2146
01/22/86Senate Amended SJ-206
01/22/86Senate Debate interrupted SJ-208
01/23/86Senate Debate interrupted SJ-248
02/04/86Senate Amended SJ-406
02/04/86Senate Read second time SJ-406
02/04/86Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-406
02/05/86Senate Amended SJ-465
02/05/86Senate Debate interrupted SJ-484
02/06/86Senate Read third time SJ-489
02/06/86Senate Returned SJ-489
02/19/86House Rep. Ferguson requests his name removed as sponsor HJ-863
02/19/86House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-868
02/25/86Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Sens. Verne Smith, McConnell, and Applegate SJ-720
02/25/86House Conference committee appointed J. Bradley, Toal & Wilkins HJ-946
06/03/86House Free conference powers granted HJ-3591
06/03/86House Free conference committee appointed J. Bradley, Toal & Wilkins HJ-3592
06/03/86House Free conference report received HJ-3592
06/03/86House Free conference report adopted HJ-3593
06/04/86Senate Free conference powers requested SJ-3572
06/05/86Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-3604
06/05/86Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens. Applegate, Verne Smith, and McConnell SJ-3604
06/05/86Senate Free conference report received SJ-3685
06/05/86Senate Free conference report adopted SJ-3686
06/05/86House Ordered enrolled for ratification HJ-3825
06/05/86 Ratified R 618
06/16/86 Vetoed by Governor
06/19/86House Veto sustained Yeas-025 Nays-030
06/19/86House Failed to receive necessary 2/3 votes to override

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