South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3305

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Ballentine
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15379zw19.docx

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 166)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 166)

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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 8-13-1343 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MEMBER OF OR A CANDIDATE FOR A BOARD OR COMMISSION ELECTED OR APPOINTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, OR A HOUSE OF IT, FROM MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, A MEMBER OF THE CANDIDATE'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY, A BUSINESS, OR INDIVIDUAL WITH WHOM HE IS ASSOCIATED, AND TO MAKE A MEMBER OR CANDIDATE INELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION OR APPOINTMENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

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

SECTION    1.    Article 13, Chapter 13, Title 8 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 8-13-1343.    A member or candidate for a board or commission elected or appointed by the General Assembly, or a House of it, may not make a contribution to a member of the General Assembly. This prohibition also applies to a member of the candidate's immediate family, a business where the candidate or candidate's family member is the majority owner, or an individual with whom he is associated. A member or candidate for a board or commission under the provisions of this section is not eligible for appointment or election for one year following the receipt of the contribution."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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