South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

H. 3584


General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. B. Newton
Companion/Similar bill(s): 92
Document Path: LC-0090HDB23.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Election protest deadlines


Date Body Action Description with journal page number
12/15/2022 House Prefiled
12/15/2022 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
1/10/2023 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 219)
1/10/2023 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 219)

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A bill

to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 7-17-110 so as to PROVIDE FOR THE EXTENSION OF AN ELECTION PROTEST FILING DEADLINE WHICH FALLS ON A LEGAL HOLIDAy.

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

SECTION 1.   Article 1, Chapter 17, Title 7 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

   Section 7-17-110.   If the deadline for filing an election protest provided in this chapter falls on a legal holiday, then the deadline extends to the succeeding day that is not a legal holiday.

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


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