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441Ratification Number: 54Act Number: 53Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010313Primary Sponsor: MartinAll Sponsors: Martin, Giese, Richardson, Wilson, Leventis, Alexander, BrantonDrafted Document Number: l:\s-jud\bills\martin\jud0043.lam.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010523Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20010529Subject: Poll managers, sixteen or seventeen-year- old assistant poll manager appointed, conditions; Elections, Voting precinctsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20010611 Act No. A53 ------ 20010529 Signed by Governor ------ 20010523 Ratified R54 House 20010523 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20010522 Read second time House 20010516 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20010404 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 20010403 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20010403 Co-Sponsor added by Senator Branton ------ 20010329 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20010329 Co-Sponsor added by Senator Giese Richardson Wilson Leventis Alexander Senate 20010329 Read second time Senate 20010328 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 20010313 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on March 28, 2001 - Word format Revised on March 29, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 16, 2001 - Word format
(A53, R54, S441)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POLL MANAGERS AND THEIR ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD ASSISTANT POLL MANAGER MAY BE APPOINTED FOR EVERY TWO REGULAR POLL MANAGERS APPOINTED TO WORK IN A PRECINCT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Assistant poll manager
SECTION 1. Section 7-13-110 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 337 of 2000, is further 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. Any sixteen or seventeen-year-old appointed as a poll manager's assistant may not serve as chairman of the managers or clerk in the polling place to which he or she is appointed. Sixteen and seventeen-year-olds 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. One sixteen or seventeen-year-old assistant poll manager may be appointed for every two regular poll managers appointed to work in any precinct."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 23rd day of May, 2001.
Approved the 29th day of May, 2001.
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