South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Senators Corbin, Climer, Massey, Loftis, Turner, Gustafson, Bennett, Garrett, Kimbrell, Gambrell, Adams, Rice and Verdin
Document Path: SR-0210KM23.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 18, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|1/18/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)|
|1/18/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 5)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY ADDING SECTION 22-1-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE SENATE TO APPEAR AS ATTORNEY AT LAW IN A MAGISTRATES COURT LOCATED IN A COUNTY REPRESENTED BY THE SENATOR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 1, Title 22 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 22-1-45. It shall be unlawful for a current member of the Senate to appear as attorney at law in a magistrates court located in a county represented by the Senator. The office of a Senator who violates the provisions of this section must be declared vacant.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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