Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3519Primary Sponsor: Cobb-HunterCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Voter registration forms in colleges and schoolsResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryCompanion Bill Number: 133Date Tabled: 19930331Computer Document Number: DKA/4265AL.93Introduced Date: 19930217Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930331Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Cobb-Hunter Beatty Hines Waites McMahand McElveen Canty Neal KeyserlingType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3519 House 19930331 Tabled in Committee 25 3519 House 19930217 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 7, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-158 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES TO MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO THE STUDENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETURN OF THE FORMS TO A COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 5, Title 7 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 7-5-158. The school board or board of trustees of all public high schools, colleges, and universities must provide to all students eighteen years of age or older with a voter registration form, returnable by mail to the county board of registration or the school board in accordance with the mail-in procedure described in Section 7-5-155. By the tenth day of each month, each school board must send a copy of all voter registration information collected the preceding month to the county board of registration of the county in which each student resides."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.