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S 0137 - Establishes term limits for SC House and Senate members

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Raymond E. Cleary III
Last Action: 1/13/2015 - Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Sets term limits for members of the House of Representatives for six terms and limits for members of the Senate for three terms.

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S 0137 General Bill, By Cleary and Thurmond
Summary: Senate and House of Representative term limits
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 2 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-75, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IF THAT PERSON HAS SERVED SIX TERMS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THAT NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO THE SENATE IF THAT PERSON HAS SERVED THREE TERMS IN THE SENATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY TERM SERVED FOR WHICH THE ELECTION WAS HELD PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2020, SHALL NOT BE COUNTED AS A TERM SERVED.
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12/03/14Senate Prefiled
12/03/14Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 94)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 94)



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