South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 3877

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General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. G.R. Smith, Burns, Haddon, McGarry, McCabe, Dabney, May, Morgan, Huggins, Magnuson, Bennett, Bryant, B. Cox, Erickson, Bradley, Herbkersman and W. Newton
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Introduced in the House on February 11, 2021
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Elections

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   2/11/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 4)
   2/11/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 4)
   3/16/2021  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: B.Cox
   6/21/2021  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson, 
                        Bradley, Herbkersman, W.Newton

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

2/11/2021

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-1-110 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE COUNTY BOARDS OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS FROM RECEIVING, ACCEPTING, OR EXPENDING GIFTS, DONATIONS, OR FUNDING FROM PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, TRUSTS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY NOT PROVIDED THROUGH ORDINARY STATE OR COUNTY APPROPRIATIONS.

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

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

    "Section 7-1-110.    Notwithstanding another provision of law, the State Election Commission and the county boards of voter registration and elections may not receive, accept, or expend gifts, donations, or funding from private individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, or any third party not provided through ordinary state or county appropriations."

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

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