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A309, R202, H5134
Sponsors: Rep. W.J. McLeod
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Introduced in the House on April 29, 2014
Introduced in the Senate on May 1, 2014
Passed by the General Assembly on May 7, 2014
Governor's Action: May 16, 2014, Signed
Summary: Newberry County Board of Education
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/29/2014 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 21) 4/30/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 73) 4/30/2014 House Roll call Yeas-83 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 73) 5/1/2014 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 21) 5/1/2014 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 14) 5/6/2014 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 18) 5/7/2014 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 8) 5/15/2014 Ratified R 202 5/16/2014 Signed By Governor 5/27/2014 Effective date 05/16/14 9/8/2014 Act No. 309
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A309, R202, H5134)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 485 OF 1998, RELATING TO THE ELECTION PROCEDURES APPLICABLE TO THE NEWBERRY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO AMEND THE FILING PERIOD DATES AND THE DATES THAT THE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION SHALL EXAMINE PETITIONS AND VERIFY SIGNATURES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Election procedures revised
SECTION 1. Section 1(C) of Act 485 of 1998 is amended to read:
"(C) Each member of the board must be elected by the qualified electors of the single-member district from which he seeks election. All persons desiring to qualify as a candidate shall file a petition with the county election commission on forms furnished by the commission and shall pay a filing fee of one hundred dollars to be retained by the county election commission. This petition must be a sworn statement stating the candidate's name, age, election district in which he resides and from which he seeks election, voting precinct, period of residence in the county and election district, and other information as the county election commission requires. The petition must bear the signatures of not less than two percent of the qualified electors of the election district for which he offers as a candidate. The filing period opens at twelve o'clock noon on July first and closes at twelve o'clock noon on July fifteenth or, if July fifteenth falls on Saturday or Sunday, not later than twelve o'clock noon on the following Monday. The county election commission shall examine the petition bearing signatures and verify the signatures not later than twelve o'clock noon on August fifteenth or, if August fifteenth falls on Saturday or Sunday, not later than twelve o'clock noon on the following Monday."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 15th day of May, 2014.
Approved the 16th day of May, 2014.
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