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3868Ratification Number: 324Act Number: 261Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010403Primary Sponsor: A. YoungAll Sponsors: A. Young, Keegan and KoonDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\1350dw01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020509Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020520Subject: Elections, county board of canvassers; to meet the Friday after electionHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020603 Act No. A261 ------ 20020520 Signed by Governor ------ 20020514 Ratified R324 Senate 20020509 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020508 Read second time ------ 20020502 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020501 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 20020205 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee House 20020201 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020131 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020130 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20010403 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on January 30, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 1, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 2, 2002 - Word format
(A261, R324, H3868)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-17-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEETING AND ORGANIZATION OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF CANVASSERS, SO AS TO MOVE FROM THURSDAY TO FRIDAY AFTER THE ELECTION THE TIME FOR THE BOARD TO MEET.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
County board of canvassers to meet
SECTION 1. Section 7-17-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 7-17-10. The commissioners of election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, state officers, circuit solicitors, members of the General Assembly, and county officers or any of these officers shall meet in some convenient place at the county seat on the Friday next following the election, before one o'clock in the afternoon of that day, and shall proceed to organize as the county board of canvassers. They may appoint some competent person as secretary. The chairman shall then proceed to administer the constitutional oath to each member of the board, as canvassers, and shall administer the constitutional oath to the secretary, and the secretary shall administer to the chairman the same oath that he has administered to the other members of the board. The commissioners of election for members of Congress and presidential electors or any of these officers shall likewise meet at the same time at the county seat and shall in the same manner proceed to organize as the county board of canvassers for the election of the federal officers."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 14th day of May, 2002.
Approved the 20th day of May, 2002.
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