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H 3685 - Adjusts the dates of special elections to comply with the S.C. Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Rick Quinn
Last Action: 3/29/2017 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
House Committee: Judy
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

03.21.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment shortens the filing period  from 10 days to 8 days after a vacancy occurs.
03.09.2017 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Adjusts the dates on which primaries, runoff primaries and special elections must be held to comply with the S.C. Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act.

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H 3685 General Bill, By Quinn and Whipper
Summary: Special elections to fill vacancies
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES IN OFFICE, SO AS TO ADJUST THE DATES ON WHICH PRIMARIES, RUNOFF PRIMARIES, AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS MUST BE HELD IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE "SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORM MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS ACT".
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02/08/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 2)
02/08/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 2)
03/22/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 51)
03/23/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper
03/28/17House Amended (House Journal-page 42)
03/28/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 42)
03/28/17House Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 43)
03/29/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 11)
03/29/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/29/17Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 13)



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