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Sponsors: Reps. Funderburk, W. Newton and Norrell
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Introduced in the House on January 9, 2018
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Poll managers and assistants
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/13/2017 House Prefiled 12/13/2017 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/9/2018 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 137) 1/9/2018 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 137) 2/7/2018 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton 3/8/2018 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Norrell
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
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 POLL WORKERS MUST BE RESIDENTS AND REGISTERED ELECTORS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 7-13-110 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 53 of 2001, 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 State of South Carolina. 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 board of voter registration and elections. Any A 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 board of voter registration and elections. One sixteen- or seventeen-year-old assistant poll manager may be appointed for every two regular poll managers appointed to work in any a precinct."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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