Current Status Bill Number:
320Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970205Primary Sponsor: RoseAll Sponsors: RoseDrafted Document Number: res1054.mtrResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Poll managers or clerks, in-laws included in group prohibited to serve as in relation to candidate, Elections
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March 19, 1997
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Read the first time February 5, 1997.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 320), to amend Section 7-13-120, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the persons prohibited from serving as a poll manager or clerk, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
MICHAEL T. ROSE, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERSONS PROHIBITED FROM SERVING AS A POLL MANAGER OR CLERK, SO AS TO INCLUDE FATHER-IN-LAW, MOTHER-IN-LAW, BROTHERS-IN-LAW, AND SISTERS-IN-LAW WITHIN THE GROUP THAT IS PROHIBITED FROM SERVICE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1 . Section 7-13-120 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 7-13-120. (1) It shall be unlawful for a candidate or the spouse, parents, children, brothers, or sisters, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brothers-in-law, or sisters-in-law of a candidate for public office to work as a manager or clerk of election at a polling place where such candidate's name appears on the ballot.
(2) Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.