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H*4977 (Rat #0151, Act #0142 of 2018) General Bill, By G.M. Smith, Simrill and Rutherford
Similar (S 0107, S 1120, H 3159)
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION, IF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RESIGNS OR IS REMOVED FROM OFFICE, THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, A SUCCESSOR FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM; BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-12 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURE BY WHICH A PERSON NOMINATED FOR THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR SELECTS A LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AS A JOINT TICKET RUNNING MATE; BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-315 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ENSURE THAT THE GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR ARE ELECTED JOINTLY; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1301 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT JOINTLY ELECTED CANDIDATES MUST BE CONSIDERED A SINGLE CANDIDATE FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ESTABLISHING A COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1314, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTION LIMITATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WITHIN AN ELECTION CYCLE, CONTRIBUTIONS FOR JOINTLY ELECTED STATEWIDE CANDIDATES ARE THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-15, RELATING TO FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, IF MARCH THIRTIETH, THE DEADLINE FOR FILING IS ON A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY, THE TIME FOR FILING EXTENDS TO THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-45, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HOURS FOR ACCEPTING CANDIDATE FILINGS, SO AS TO DELETE SPECIFIC REFERENCES TO THE NUMBER OF HOURS AND PROVIDE THAT FILINGS BE ACCEPTED DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS ON REGULAR BUSINESS DAYS. - ratified title
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02/21/18House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 13)
02/22/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 49)
02/22/18House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 49)
02/22/18House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 51)
02/22/18 Scrivener's error corrected
02/23/18House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 3)
02/27/18Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
02/27/18Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 9)
03/07/18Senate Polled out of committee Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/07/18Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/08/18Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/14/18Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 50)
03/14/18Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 62)
03/15/18 Ratified R 151
03/15/18 Signed By Governor
03/21/18 Effective date 03/15/18
03/26/18 Act No. 142



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