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S*0641 (Rat #0221, Act #0222 of 1996) General Bill, By M.B. Williams
    A Bill to amend Section 7-5-150, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the closing of registration books before elections, so as to provide that any person eligible to register who has been discharged or separated from his service in the Armed Forces of the United States, and returned home too late to register at the time when registration is required, is entitled to register for the purpose of voting in the next ensuing election after the discharge or separation from service, up to 5:00 P.M. on the day of the election, provide for the application process and the issuance of the registration notification stating the precinct in which he is entitled to vote, and a certification to the managers of the precinct that he is entitled to vote and placed on the registration rolls of the precinct; to amend Section 7-15-175, relating to the construing of Article 3 of Chapter 15, so as not to allow registration after the registration books have been closed, so as to include a reference to the exception under Section 5-7-150; and to amend Section 7-5-220, relating to the requirement that registration made thirty days or less before an election is not valid for that election, so as to include an exception to Section 7-5-150.-amended title
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03/15/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
03/15/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-6
04/18/95Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-31
04/19/95Senate Amended SJ-127
04/19/95Senate Read second time SJ-127
04/20/95Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-22
04/25/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-12
04/25/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-13
01/24/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-5
01/25/96House Amended HJ-27
01/25/96House Read second time HJ-28
01/25/96House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-28
01/26/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-5
01/30/96Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-19
02/06/96 Ratified R 221
02/12/96 Signed By Governor
02/12/96 Effective date 02/12/96
03/06/96 Copies available
03/06/96 Act No. 222

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