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S*0362 (Rat #0260, Act #0253 of 1992) General Bill, By Holland, Matthews, Moore and Wilson
    A Bill to amend Sections 7-13-35, as amended, 7-13-40, as amended, 7-13-50, as amended, 7-13-60, 7-13-70, as amended, 7-13-610, 7-13-830, as amended, 7-15-420, as amended, 7-15-450, 7-17-510, 7-17-570, and 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, provide payment for election protests and contests, revise provisions regarding the conduct of elections, appointment of county commissioners of election, and managers of election, ballots, and canvassing of votes; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 7-13-611 so as to provide for the arrangement of official county and State ballots; to provide for the conduct of Presidential preference or advisory primaries; to provide for the Act's effect on a county operating its elections through an Election and Registration Commission composed of seven members; to provide the date for certain primaries to be conducted by the State Election Commission and county election commissions; and to repeal Section 7-9-110 relating to permitting county political party committees to establish county party election commissions; and to repeal Section 7-13-90 relating to the appointment of managers of primaries.-amended title
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12/10/90Senate Prefiled
12/10/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-121
01/08/91Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-121
01/29/91Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary SJ-17
01/31/91Senate Read second time SJ-11
01/31/91Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-12
01/31/91Senate Debate interrupted SJ-12
02/05/91Senate Amended SJ-29
02/05/91Senate Debate interrupted SJ-38
02/07/91Senate Amended SJ-19
02/07/91Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-26
02/12/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-10
02/12/91House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-11
04/17/91House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-19
05/01/91House Amended HJ-22
05/01/91House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 2, 1991 HJ-28
05/02/91House Amended HJ-25
05/02/91House Read second time HJ-28
05/02/91House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-28
05/03/91House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-2
05/07/91Senate Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11
06/05/91Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
06/05/91Senate House amendment amended SJ-48
06/05/91Senate Returned to House with amendments SJ-63
06/06/91House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-21
06/06/91Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Sens. Holland, Peeler, Patterson SJ-44
06/06/91House Conference committee appointed Haskins, McElveen & Hodges HJ-88
09/23/91House Conference report received and adopted HJ-52
01/15/92Senate Conf. report to be taken up Tues Jan 21 at 12:30 SJ-186
01/21/92Senate Conference report received SJ-11
01/21/92Senate Conference report adopted SJ-16
01/22/92House Ordered enrolled for ratification HJ-2
02/13/92 Ratified R 260
02/19/92 Signed By Governor
02/19/92 Effective date 02/19/92
02/19/92 See Act for explanation of effective date
02/19/92 Act No. 253
03/06/92 Copies available

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