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H*4493 (Rat #0118, Act #0117 of 2021) General Bill, By Lucas and Murphy
Summary: Elections - REAPPORTIONMENT: Adopting 2020 Census and Establishing New House Districts
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-715, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADOPTION OF THE UNITED STATES CENSUS, SO AS TO ADOPT THE UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 2020 AS THE TRUE AND CORRECT ENUMERATION OF INHABITANTS OF THIS STATE AND TO IDENTIFY THE DATA USED IN THE CODE SECTIONS CONTAINING GEOGRAPHIC ASSIGNMENTS FOR ELECTION DISTRICTS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-75 SO AS TO ESTABLISH ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE ARE ELECTED COMMENCING WITH THE 2024 GENERAL ELECTION; BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-45 SO AS TO ESTABLISH ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH THE 2022 GENERAL ELECTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 2-1-70 RELATING TO ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SENATE WERE FORMERLY ELECTED; TO REPEAL SECTION 2-1-35 RELATING TO ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WERE FORMERLY ELECTED; TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE TO INTERVENE IN ANY STATE OR FEDERAL ACTION CONCERNING THIS LEGISLATION; TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE TO INITIATE OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN LITIGATION ON BEHALF OF THE SENATE REGARDING REDISTRICTING; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INITIATE OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN LITIGATION ON BEHALF OF THE HOUSE REGARDING REDISTRICTING. - ratified title
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06/29/21House Introduced and read first time
06/29/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
12/01/21House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 8)
12/01/21House Special order, set for Thursday, December 2 following roll call (House Journal-page 27)
12/02/21House Amended (House Journal-page 4)
12/02/21House Read second time (House Journal-page 4)
12/02/21House Roll call Yeas-96 Nays-14 (House Journal-page 970)
12/02/21 Scrivener's error corrected
12/03/21 Scrivener's error corrected
12/06/21House Amended (House Journal-page 22)
12/06/21House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 22)
12/06/21House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-15 (House Journal-page 256)
12/06/21Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (Senate Journal-page 28)
12/07/21Senate Amended
12/07/21Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 82)
12/07/21Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 82)
12/07/21Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (Senate Journal-page 82)
12/08/21Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 3)
12/09/21House Special order, set for immediately upon adoption of H. 4684 (House Journal-page 7)
12/09/21House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 8)
12/09/21House Roll call Yeas-75 Nays-27 (House Journal-page 8)
12/10/21 Ratified R 118 (Senate Journal-page 41)
12/10/21 Signed By Governor
12/10/21 Effective date 12/10/2021
12/10/21 Act No. 117



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