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SenateBill Number: 691Primary Sponsor: ReeseCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Senate, candidate forResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: WWW/30101DW.93Introduced Date: 19930414Date of Last Amendment: 19940222Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940223Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: ReeseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 691 House 19940223 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to Committee 691 Senate 19940222 Amended, read third time, sent to House 691 Senate 19940217 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments 691 Senate 19940216 Committee Report: Favorable 11 with amendment 691 Senate 19930414 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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AS PASSED BY THE SENATE
February 22, 1994
S. Printed 2/22/94--S.
Read the first time April 14, 1993.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CANDIDATE FOR THE SENATE.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 2-1-65. Any person otherwise qualified by law and the Constitution of this State may file as a candidate for the Senate or House of Representatives only if he is an elector of the district at the time he files for at least thirty days before the last day candidates may file for that office."
SECTION 2. Section 2-1-40 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 2-1-40. Any person otherwise qualified by law and the Constitution of this State may file as a candidate and can be elected only in the district in which he is a resident. A person may file for only one House office. Terms of office shall be are for two years."
SECTION 3. The next to last paragraph of Section 2-1-60 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Each Senate office shall constitute a separate and distinct office to which a separate number must be assigned. A candidate for the office of Senator must be a legal resident of the district in which he is a candidate."
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.