Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3518Primary Sponsor: CromerCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Ethics, campaign contributionResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: 436/11267.DWIntroduced Date: Feb 13, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Feb 13, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: CromerType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3518 House Feb 13, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-425 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC OFFICIAL FROM ACCEPTING A CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION FROM A REGISTERED LOBBYIST, BANK, LABOR ORGANIZATION, CORPORATE ENTITY, OR POLITICAL PARTY IN AN AMOUNT WHICH EXCEEDS TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FROM ANY GIVEN CAMPAIGN.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 8-13-425. A public official holding an elective position, a candidate for the office, any committee working on behalf of a candidate for office, or a duly organized group or political party receiving or soliciting funds for the support of a political candidate or candidates for the office may not accept a contribution from a registered lobbyist or lobbyist's employer, corporation, bank, or labor organization in an amount to exceed two hundred fifty dollars for a given campaign."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.