South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 4590

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General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. G.M. Smith, B. Newton, Carter, J.L. Johnson, Pope, Clyburn, Henegan, Taylor, Leber, Robbins, Murphy, Brewer and Gatch
Document Path: LC-0287HDB24.docx

Introduced in the House on January 9, 2024
Currently residing in the House

Summary: Early voting hours

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Date Body Action Description with journal page number
11/16/2023 House Prefiled
11/16/2023 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
1/9/2024 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 92)
1/9/2024 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 92)
1/25/2024 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins, Murphy, Brewer, Gatch

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

11/16/2023



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bill

 

TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 7-13-25, RELATING TO EARLY VOTING, SO AS TO EXTEND THE HOURS OF OPERATION OF EARLY VOTING centers.

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  Section 7-13-25(F) of the S.C. Code is amended to read:

 

    (F) The county board of voter registration and elections shall provide the hours of operation for the early voting center or centers in accordance with the following:

       (1) for statewide general elections, the early voting centers must be open from 8:30 a.m. until 6:007:00 p.m. on each day of the early voting period;

       (2) for any election that is not a statewide general election or runoff election, the early voting centers must be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:007:00 p.m. during the early voting period;

       (3) for any runoff election, the early voting centers must be open on the Wednesday through Friday immediately preceding the election and must be open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:007:00 p.m.; and

       (4) for any election, the early voting centers must not be open on Sundays or on legal holidays.

 

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

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