South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3321

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Bradley, Thayer and Erickson
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15296zw19.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 172)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 172)
   1/16/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THE LATE FILING OF OR FAILURE TO FILE A REQUIRED ETHICS REPORT OR STATEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS FAILED TO PAY A CIVIL PENALTY OR CIVIL FINE, OR FAILED TO FILE A REPORT REQUIRED TO BE FILED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 11 OR ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8, UNLESS THE PENALTY OR FINE HAS BEEN WAIVED OR IS UNDER APPEAL, IS INELIGIBLE TO BECOME A CANDIDATE FOR STATE OFFICE OR LOCAL OFFICE UNTIL THE PENALTY OR FINE HAS BEEN PAID OR THE REPORT HAS BEEN FILED OR BOTH THE PENALTY OR FINE HAS BEEN PAID AND THE REPORT FILED.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 8-13-1510 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection to read:

"( )    An individual who has failed to pay a civil penalty or civil fine, or failed to file a report required to be filed pursuant to Article 11 (Disclosure of Economic Interests) or Article 13 (Campaign Practices), unless the penalty or fine has been waived or is under appeal, is ineligible to become a candidate for state office or local office until the penalty or fine has been paid or the report has been filed or both the penalty or fine has been paid and the report filed."

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

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