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H 3298 General Bill, By Lucas, Delleney, Ballentine, Brannon, Clemmons, Hixon, Huggins, Long, McCoy, Murphy, Nanney, Pitts, Sottile, Thayer, Harrell, Bales, Loftis and Kennedy
Summary: Election commission and board of registration
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-46 SO AS TO IMPOSE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF STATEMENTS OF CANDIDACY AND PUBLICATION OF FILING PERIODS; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1115 SO AS TO REQUIRE STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS TO BE FILED ONLINE NO LATER THAN APRIL FIFTEENTH FOR ALL CANDIDATES; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO METHODS OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO POLITICAL PARTY CONVENTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-15, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN AS A CANDIDATE IN A GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR FILING STATEMENTS OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY TO BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF CANDIDACY AND PLEDGE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR NOTICE SUBMISSIONS, CANDIDATE SIGNATURES, AND OFFICER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TIME OF PARTY PRIMARY, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES, VERIFICATION OF CANDIDATES' QUALIFICATIONS, AND THE FILING FEE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR CERTIFYING AND COMPILING THE NAMES OF CANDIDATES TO BE PLACED ON PRIMARY BALLOTS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-110, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL COUNTIES MUST HAVE A SINGLE BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-260, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-290, RELATING TO THE DILLON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE DILLON COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-320, RELATING TO THE GREENVILLE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-325, RELATING TO THE GREENWOOD COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-335, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE HORRY COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-415, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-430, RELATING TO THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURES AND REPORTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DISCLOSURE FORM FILED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS DEEMED TO SATISFY ANY OTHER FILING REQUIREMENT MANDATED BY LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO FURNISH A WEBSITE ON WHICH ALL STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS ARE TO BE FILED ONLINE AND TO DESIGNATE AN ANNUAL DEADLINE BY WHICH STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS ARE TO BE FILED ONLINE; TO REPEAL SECTION 7-11-30, RELATING TO CONVENTION NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-11-220, RELATING TO NOTICE OR PLEDGE BY CANDIDATES FOR STATE SENATOR.
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01/10/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 813)
01/10/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 813)
01/31/13House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 3)
02/04/13 Scrivener's error corrected
02/05/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Harrell
02/05/13House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Lucas, Delleney, Quinn, Spires, Kennedy, Bingham, GR Smith, Stringer, VS Moss, Bedingfield, Nanney, Clemmons, JR Smith, Ryhal, Brannon, Hiott, Hosey, RL Brown, Skelton, Weeks, McEachern, Howard, Sellers, Sabb, Daning, Bernstine, JE Smith (House Journal-page 15)
02/06/13House Debate adjourned until Wed., 2-20-13 (House Journal-page 31)
02/20/13House Debate adjourned until Thur., 2-21-13 (House Journal-page 40)
02/21/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bales, Loftis, Kennedy
02/21/13House Amended (House Journal-page 31)
02/21/13House Debate adjourned until Tues., 2-26-13 (House Journal-page 31)
02/27/13House Amended (House Journal-page 94)
02/27/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 94)
02/27/13House Roll call Yeas-111 Nays-1 (House Journal-page 98)
02/28/13House Read third time and sent to Senate
02/28/13 Scrivener's error corrected
02/28/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12)
02/28/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 12)



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