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S 0107 General Bill, By Campsen, Hutto, Massey, Hembree and Fanning
Similar (H 3159)
Summary: Joint Election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor
    TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1 3 125, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION, IF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RESIGNS OR IS REMOVED FROM OFFICE, THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, A SUCCESSOR FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM; BY ADDING SECTION 7 11 12, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURE BY WHICH A PERSON NOMINATED AS GOVERNOR SELECTS A LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AS A JOINT TICKET RUNNING MATE; BY ADDING SECTION 7 13 315, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ENSURE THAT THE GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR ARE ELECTED JOINTLY; BY ADDING SECTION 8 13 1301, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT JOINTLY ELECTED CANDIDATES MUST BE CONSIDERED A SINGLE CANDIDATE FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ESTABLISHING A COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8 13 1314, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTION LIMITATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WITHIN AN ELECTION CYCLE, CONTRIBUTIONS FOR STATEWIDE CANDIDATES ARE INCREASED FROM THREE TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, CONTRIBUTIONS FOR JOINTLY ELECTED CANDIDATES ARE FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CANDIDATES FOR OTHER OFFICES ARE INCREASED FROM ONE TO TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS AND THAT FUTURE LIMITATIONS ON CONTRIBUTIONS MUST BE INCREASED BY THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION DEPENDENT UPON THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX; TO AMEND SECTION 7 11 15(A), RELATING TO FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE IF MARCH 30, THE DEADLINE FOR FILING, IS ON A SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, THE TIME FOR FILING EXTENDS TO THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY THAT IS NOT A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY; TO AMEND SECTION 7 13 45, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING HOURS FOR ACCEPTING CANDIDATE FILINGS, SO AS TO DELETE SPECIFIC REFERENCES TO THE NUMBER OF HOURS AND PROVIDE THAT FILINGS BE ACCEPTED DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS ON REGULAR BUSINESS DAYS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 3 120, 1 3 130, 1 6 30(9), 1 9 30, 1 11 10(D), 1 11 425, 1 18 70, 1 23 280(B) AND (E), 1 23 290(D), 2 1 230(C), 2 1 250(B), 2 2 30(B)(1), 2 2 40(B), 2 3 20, 2 3 75(B)(3), 2 3 105(A)(4), 2 15 60(b), 2 17 90(A)(1), 2 17 90(A)(6)(c), 2 17 100(3), 2 19 10(B)(2), 2 41 70, 2 67 20(E)(1)(a), 2 69 20, 2 69 40, 2 75 10, 3 11 400(C)(3)(b)(iii), 5 1 26(B)(4), 5 1 26(F), 6 4 35(A)(2), 6 29 1330(D)(3), 6 29 1330(G), 8 13 540(3)(d), 8 13 715, 8 13 1373, 9 4 10(B)(1)(b), 9 4 40, 9 16 90, 9 16 380, 10 1 168(I), 11 9 890B.(2), 11 11 350, 11 43 140, 11 45 40(B)(1), 11 50 50, 11 57 340, 12 3 10(A)(1), 13 1 25(B), 23 1 230(G), 24 22 150, 37 29 110, 38 3 110(5)(c), 38 75 490(D), 40 47 10(A)(4), 44 128 50(B)(2), 46 3 260(A), 48 52 440(D)(2), 48 59 40(A)(4), 51 13 720, 51 13 2120(3), 51 18 115, 54 6 10(B)(3), 59 6 10, 59 40 230(A), 59 46 40(A)(4), 59 150 40(A), 59 150 40(C), 59 150 40(D), 59 150 320, 59 150 325(A), 60 11 150(B), 60 17 10, 63 1 50(A), 63 1 50(B), 63 11 1720(B), 63 11 1720(C), 63 11 1930(A)(11), AND 63 11 2110(B)(4), RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE PRO TEMPORE, SO AS TO REVISE STATUTORY REFERENCES FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE PRO TEMPORE TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND TO MAKE ADDITIONAL CLARIFYING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 3 620, 1 11 720(A)(9), 1 23 125(B), 1 23 125(D), 2 3 30, 2 3 90, 7 11 30(A), 7 17 10, 9 1 10(11)(g), 9 1 10(14), 10 1 40, 14 27 20(10), 14 27 30, 14 27 40(2), 14 27 80, 43 21 20, 43 21 45, 43 21 60, 43 21 70, 43 21 100, 43 21 130(A)(1), 43 21 190(2), 44 36 310, 44 36 320(7), 44 36 330, 44 56 840(A), 54 7 100, AND 59 6 15(A)(3), RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO REVISE STATUTORY REFERENCES TO CONFORM TO CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY CHANGES CONCERNING SELECTION AS PART OF A JOINT TICKET AND TO MAKE THE GOVERNOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXISTING DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SO THE GOVERNOR MAY DETERMINE HOW THOSE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY BE ACCOMPLISHED; TO AMEND SECTION 1 1 1210, RELATING TO SALARIES OF CERTAIN STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND SALARY RANGES AND DETERMINE SALARIES FOR THESE OFFICERS, AND TO REQUIRE RECUSAL OF COMMISSION MEMBERS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO REQUIRE, ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2019, THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO PREPARE AND DELIVER A REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RECOMMENDING ANY ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATE AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE 1976 CODE OF LAWS REFLECTING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
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12/13/16Senate Prefiled
12/13/16Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 62)
01/10/17Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 62)
01/26/17Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Hutto, Massey
02/08/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/14/17Senate Special order, set for February 14, 2017 (Senate Journal-page 26)
02/14/17Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 26)
02/16/17Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 18)
02/21/17Senate Committee Amendment Amended (Senate Journal-page 15)
02/21/17Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 15)
02/22/17Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 14)
02/22/17Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 14)
02/22/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 14)
02/22/17Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 14)
02/23/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 33)
02/23/17 Scrivener's error corrected
02/28/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 37)
02/28/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 37)
04/26/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 113)
05/02/17House Amended (House Journal-page 27)
05/02/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 40)
05/02/17House Roll call Yeas-86 Nays-12 (House Journal-page 43)
05/03/17House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 9)
05/03/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/04/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/11/17Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 117)
05/11/17Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 117)
05/11/17Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 117)
05/11/17House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 65)
05/11/17House Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-90 (House Journal-page 67)
05/11/17Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Campsen, Malloy, Massey (Senate Journal-page 142)
05/11/17House Conference committee appointed GM Smith, JE Smith, McCoy (House Journal-page 113)



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