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1237Ratification Number: 287Act Number: 417Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20020418Primary Sponsor: HollandAll Sponsors: HollandDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\dka\4853dw02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020426Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020430Subject: Chesterfield County, special election to fill office of Clerk of CourtHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20021017 Act No. A417 ------ 20020430 Signed by Governor ------ 20020430 Ratified R287 House 20020426 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20020425 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 20020426 House 20020424 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference Senate 20020423 Read third time, sent to House ------ 20020419 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020419 Read second time Senate 20020418 Unanimous consent for second and third reading on the next two consecutive Legislative days Senate 20020418 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on April 18, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 19, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 24, 2002 - Word format
(A417, R287, S1237)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TERM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Special election to fill vacancy in office of Clerk of Court for Chesterfield County
SECTION 1. (A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, there must be conducted a special election to fill a vacancy in the office of the Clerk of Court of Chesterfield County. This election must be conducted at the time of the 2002 general election. The person elected shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term and shall take office upon the certification of the election results.
(B) All persons desiring to qualify as a candidate and be elected to this office shall file written notice of candidacy as provided by Section 7-11-210 of the 1976 Code of Laws, except that the filing period for this office opens twelve noon on May 10, 2002, and closes at twelve noon on May 17, 2002.
(C) The county chairman shall place an advertisement to appear no later than three days before the filing period for this office in a newspaper of general circulation in Chesterfield County that otherwise complies with the provision of Section 7-13-45(4) of the 1976 Code of Laws, except for the time the advertisement is placed.
(D) The certification of the names of all candidates for this office to be placed on primary ballots must be made by the political party chairman to the authority charged by law with preparing the ballot no later than May 24, 2002.
(E) The primary election for the special election provided in this joint resolution must be held on the second Tuesday in June 2002.
(F) The party chairman shall advertise the date of the primary election for the special election three days before the primary in a newspaper of general circulation in Chesterfield County.
(G) Except as provided in this joint resolution, the authority charged by law with conducting an election shall conduct and supervise this special election in the manner provided for elections in Title 7 of the 1976 Code of Laws, mutatis mutandis.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 30th day of April, 2002.
Approved the 30th day of April, 2002.
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