South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3043

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Bernstein, Finlay, Rutherford, Rose, Brawley, Clyburn, Hosey, Magnuson, Thigpen and Henegan
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15391zw19.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 182

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

Summary: Not yet available

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 66)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 66)
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-705 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ELECTORS CAST BALLOTS ON VOTING MACHINES THAT PROVIDE A VOTER-VERIFIED PAPER AUDIT TRAIL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT MACHINES REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT ARE PLACED IN SERVICE NO LATER THAN THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 7, Chapter 13, Title 7 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 7-13-705.    Electors shall cast ballots on voting machines that are designed to allow a direct vote on the machine by manual touch of a screen, monitor, wheel, or other device and that are equipped with a voter-verified paper audit trail that produces a permanent paper recording of all votes cast by each elector in that election."

SECTION    2.    Voting machines required pursuant to this act shall be placed in service no later than the 2020 presidential preference primaries pursuant to Section 7-11-20 of the 1976 Code.

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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