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S 0658 General Bill, By Waldrep
    A Bill to amend Section 2-19-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the creation, membership, meetings, and officers of the Joint Committee to review candidates for offices elected by the General Assembly, so as to increase the membership of the Joint Committee for the purpose of screening judicial candidates; to amend Section 2-19-20, relating to the filing of the notice of intention with the Committee, so as to provide that no member of the General Assembly may be elected to a judicial office while serving in the General Assembly; to amend Section 2-19-30, relating to hearings on qualifications of candidates, so as to provide that the Committee must make specific findings as to each candidate's qualifications; to amend Section 2-19-80, relating to reopening of filing where an incumbent judge withdraws, dies, or is found not qualified, so as to add a reference to administrative law judges; and to add Section 2-19-90 so as to establish a procedure for the South Carolina Bar Association to provide assessments concerning candidates for judicial offices to the Joint Legislative Committee Reviewing Candidates for these offices.
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03/23/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-2
03/23/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-2

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