South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3035

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Funderburk, Thigpen, W. Newton, R. Williams and Wheeler
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15326zw19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 6, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Poll managers and assistants

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 63)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 63)
   1/10/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton
   1/29/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.Williams
   1/30/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 17)
   1/31/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler
    2/5/2019  House   Objection by Rep. Weeks (House Journal-page 16)
    2/5/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 16)
    2/5/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-112  Nays-5 (House Journal-page 16)
    2/6/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 54)
    2/6/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 38)
    2/6/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 38)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018
1/30/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

January 30, 2019

H. 3035

Introduced by Reps. Funderburk, Thigpen, W. Newton and R. Williams

S. Printed 1/30/19--H.

Read the first time January 8, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3035) to amend Section 7-13-110, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to poll managers and their assistants, so as to provide that poll workers, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

PETER M. MCCOY, JR. for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, 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 is 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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