Current Status Bill Number:
208Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: WilsonAll Sponsors: WilsonDrafted Document Number: PT\1486DW.95Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 11 SJSubject: Electronic voting systems
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Senate 19941017 Prefiled, referred to Committee 11 SJView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-305 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 1996 GENERAL ELECTION AND THEREAFTER, ALL COUNTIES MUST USE AUTOMATED OR ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS AND MAY NOT USE PAPER BALLOTS EXCEPT FOR ABSENTEE OR CONTESTED BALLOTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 7-13-305. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, beginning with the 1996 general election and thereafter, all counties must use automated or electronic voting systems and may not use paper ballots except for absentee or contested ballots."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.