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H 4126 Joint Resolution, By J.H. Neal, Anderson, T. Brown, Canty, Cave, Clyburn, J. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Lloyd, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Whipper and J.M. White
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    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to Section 13, Article V of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to the judicial circuits of this state and the judges therefor, so as to provide that the judicial circuits of this state shall be the same in number and size as are the districts from which members of the State Senate are elected, to provide that residents in the manner the general assembly shall provide by law, and to delete authorization for at-large circuit judges; and proposing an amendment to article V of the Constitution, relating to the Judicial Department, by adding Section 28 so as to provide that no sitting member of the General Assembly, no member of his family within the second degree, and no law partner or associate of the law firm of a sitting member may be elected to a judicial office which is filled by election of the General Assembly while such person is a sitting member of the General Assembly and for a period of four years thereafter.
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04/12/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-78
04/12/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-79

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