Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1022Primary Sponsor: LandCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: JRSubject: Governor, may not serve two consecutive termsResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: BR1/1659.ACIntroduced Date: May 30, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: May 30, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Land Mullinax McConnell Hinson Peeler Pope Williams Patterson Fielding Long Leventis Matthews Washington O'Dell Reese McGill Holland HindsType of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1022 Senate May 30, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON ELECTED GOVERNOR MAY SERVE TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. It is proposed that Section 3, Article IV of the Constitution of this State be amended to read:
"Section 3. The Governor shall must be elected by the qualified voters of the State at the regular election every other even-numbered year after 1970. No person shall be elected Governor for more than may serve two successive consecutive terms."
SECTION 2. The proposed amendment must be submitted to the qualified electors at the next general election for representatives. Ballots must be provided at the various voting precincts with the following words printed or written on the ballot:
"Must Section 3, Article IV of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to provide that no person elected Governor may serve two consecutive terms?
Those voting in favor of the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word `Yes', and those voting against the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word `No'."