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H 3150 - Removes a municipality's authority not to conduct general elections

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk (D)
Last Action: 5/15/2017 - Act No. 15
House Committee: Judy
Senate Committee: Judy
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the section consolidating elections to November of even years. Another amendment was passed that allows a ranked ballot to be sent to overseas voters immediately following the 5th Congressional district primary.
03.21.2017 THe House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.
03.09.2017 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Removes a municipality's authority to declare a winner without conducting a general election where only one candidate registers and no write-in candidates declare candidacy within 14 days of the close of the filing period.

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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc