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H*3035 (Rat #0074) General Bill, By Funderburk, Thigpen, W. Newton, R. Williams and Wheeler
Summary: Poll managers and assistants
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-72, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANAGERS OF ELECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CLERK APPOINTED FROM AMONG THE MANAGERS FOR EACH POLLING PLACE MUST BE A RESIDENT AND REGISTERED ELECTOR OF THE RESPECTIVE COUNTY IN WHICH HE IS APPOINTED TO WORK OR IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-80, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION OF BOARDS OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS AND MANAGERS AND CLERKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHAIRMAN OF A BOARD OF MANAGERS MUST BE A RESIDENT AND REGISTERED ELECTOR OF THE RESPECTIVE COUNTY IN WHICH HE IS APPOINTED TO WORK OR IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, RELATING TO POLL MANAGERS AND THEIR ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHAIRMAN OR CLERK APPOINTED FROM AMONG THE MANAGERS FOR THE VARIOUS POLLING PLACES MUST BE A RESIDENT AND REGISTERED ELECTOR OF THE RESPECTIVE COUNTY IN WHICH HE IS APPOINTED TO WORK OR IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THAT A MANAGER WHO IS NOT APPOINTED TO SERVE AS A CHAIRMAN OR CLERK MUST BE A RESIDENT AND A REGISTERED ELECTOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO REQUIRE THAT ANY PERSON QUALIFIED TO SERVE AS A MANAGER WHO REQUESTS TO WORK IN HIS RESIDENT COUNTY OR IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY MUST BE GIVEN PRIORITY OVER QUALIFIED PERSONS FROM OTHER COUNTIES FOR APPOINTMENT TO WORK IN THE RESIDENT COUNTY OR IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY. - ratified title
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12/18/18House Prefiled
12/18/18House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 63)
01/08/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 63)
01/10/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton
01/29/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.Williams
01/30/19House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 17)
01/31/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler
02/05/19House Objection by Rep. Weeks (House Journal-page 16)
02/05/19House Read second time (House Journal-page 16)
02/05/19House Roll call Yeas-112 Nays-5 (House Journal-page 16)
02/06/19House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 54)
02/06/19Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 38)
02/06/19Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 38)
04/24/19Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/25/19 Scrivener's error corrected
05/07/19Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 34)
05/08/19Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/08/19Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/08/19Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/08/19Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/09/19House Senate amendment amended (House Journal-page 85)
05/09/19House Returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 85)
05/09/19Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 80)
05/13/19 Ratified R 74
05/16/19 Signed By Governor



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