Current Status Bill Number:
4837Ratification Number: 476Act Number: 378Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980318Primary Sponsor: CaveAll Sponsors: Cave and RhoadDrafted Document Number: PT\1800DW.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980602Date of Last Amendment: 19980527Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19980611Subject: Barnwell County, voting precincts; Elections
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19980624 Act No. A378 ------ 19980611 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19980604 Ratified R476 House 19980602 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 19980527 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 19980527 Amended Senate 19980422 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 19980324 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19980320 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19980319 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 19980320 House 19980318 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A378, R476, H4837)
AN ACT TO REQUIRE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1999, THE BARNWELL COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND TO THE BARNWELL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION A PLAN TO GEOGRAPHICALLY REDEFINE THE BOUNDARIES OF THOSE PRECINCTS IN BARNWELL COUNTY WHICH ARE IDENTICAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN BARNWELL COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POLLING PLACES FOR THE PRECINCTS MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE BARNWELL COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE BARNWELL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Voting precincts in Barnwell County
SECTION 1. Before January 1, 1999, the Barnwell County Election Commission shall recommend to the Barnwell County Legislative Delegation a plan to geographically redefine the boundaries of those precincts in Barnwell County which are identical.
Commission to recommend plan
SECTION 2. Section 7-7-100 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
Section 7-7-100. (A) In Barnwell County there shall be voting precincts as follows: Barnwell No. 1; Barnwell No. 2; Barnwell No. 3; Barnwell No. 4; Blackville No. 1; Blackville No. 2; Elko; Friendship; Kline; Healing Springs; Hilda; Snelling; Williston No. 1; Williston No. 2; and Williston No. 3. The voting place for Barnwell No. 1; Barnwell No. 2; Barnwell No. 3; and Barnwell No. 4 shall be the Barnwell National Guard Armory.
(B) The precinct lines defining the above precincts are as shown on maps filed with the Clerk of Court of the county and also on file with the State Election Commission as provided and maintained by the Division of Research and Statistical Services of the State Budget and Control Board.
(C) The polling places for the precincts listed in subsection (A) must be determined by the Barnwell County Election Commission with the approval of a majority of the Barnwell County Legislative Delegation.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 06/11/98.