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771Ratification Number: 367Act Number: 337Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19990428Primary Sponsor: MartinAll Sponsors: MartinDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\lam\004poll.kad.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20000526Date of Last Amendment: 20000411Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20000606Subject: Poll managers, assistant; person sixteen or older who qualifies and is trained may be appointed as; ElectionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20000628 Act No. A337 ------ 20000606 Signed by Governor ------ 20000531 Ratified R367 House 20000526 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20000525 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20000524 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20000418 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 20000413 Read third time, sent to House ------ 20000412 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000411 Amended ------ 20000126 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000120 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20000119 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 19990428 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on January 19, 2000 - Word format Revised on January 26, 2000 - Word format Revised on April 11, 2000 - Word format Revised on April 12, 2000 - Word format Revised on May 24, 2000 - Word format
(A337, R367, S771)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POLL MANAGERS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ANY PERSON AT LEAST SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS COMPLETED THE NECESSARY TRAINING AND WHO IS NOT OTHERWISE DISQUALIFIED BY LAW TO BE APPOINTED AS A POLL MANAGER'S ASSISTANT BY THE APPROPRIATE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO POLLING PLACE MAY EMPLOY MORE THAN ONE SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD ASSISTANT POLL MANAGER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Poll manager's assistants age sixteen or seventeen
SECTION 1. Section 7-13-110 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 7-13-110. All managers of election for the various polling places in the State must be residents and registered electors of the respective counties in which they are appointed to work or in an adjoining county. Any person at least sixteen years of age who has completed the training required by Section 7-13-72 and who is not otherwise disqualified by law may be appointed as a poll manager's assistant by the appropriate county election commission. Sixteen and seventeen-year-olds appointed as poll manager's assistants may not serve as chairman of the managers or clerk in the polling place to which they are appointed. They must serve under supervision of the chairman of the managers of the polling place and their specific duties must be prescribed by the county election commission. No polling place in this State may employ more than one sixteen or seventeen-year-old assistant poll manager."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 31st day of May, 2000.
Approved the 6th day of June, 2000.
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