Bills Assigned to Keyword - Elections (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3059 Allows 21 days after an election to remove campaign signsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows candidates for elective office 21 calendar days following an election to remove campaign signs.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Elections
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H 3171 Requires candidate to get approval before reimbursing themselves with campaign fundsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a candidate to obtain written approval from the appropriate supervisory office before the candidate may be reimbursed from campaign funds over $500.
Sponsor: Mary Tinkler House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Elections
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H 3188 Makes changes to the current law on campaign contributions05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment increases the campaign contribution limit.01.20.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.14.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits campaign contributions from certain noncandidate committees.
Sponsor: Kirkman Finlay House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/14/2015
Keywords: Elections Ethics
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H 3898 Allows emergency responders to vote in another countySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows emergency responders including firefighters, public utility workers and law enforcement who are dispatched to assist with disaster relief outside their county to have the opportunity to receive and cast any ballot that would have been to able to cast in their resident county.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/24/2015
Keywords: Elections
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H 4414 Requires published notice of a change in a polling place at least 10 days before the first electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the appropriate entity to publish notice of a polling place change at least 10 days before the first election.
Sponsor: Chandra Dillard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: Elections House
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H 4944 Removes a municipality's authority not to conduct general elections05.24.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.01.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2016 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a municipality to conduct general elections even when only one person has filed for the office and no person has declared as a write-in candidate.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 Status Date: 6/2/2016
Keywords: Elections Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 05.23.2016
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S 0014 Makes changes to ethics and campaign finance lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes numerous changes to the current ethics and campaign laws.
Sponsor: Luke A. Rankin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/5/2015
Keywords: Elections Ethics
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S 0055 Requires reapportionment to a population variance of less than 10 percent for single member districts04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides for a special election where the reapportionment results in two electors for the same district.04.16.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment delays the effective date to two years after the governor's signature and clarifies that political subdivisions that have already completed reapportionment following the 2010 Census are exempt from this bill until the 2020 Census.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires reapportionment to a population variance of less than 10 percent for single member districts within three years of the date on which the latest official census is adopted by the General Assembly.
Sponsor: George E. %26quot;Chip%26quot; Campsen III House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/5/2015
Keywords: Elections
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S 0148 Establishes early voting proceduresSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes early voting procedures.
Sponsor: John L. Scott, Jr. House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Scott, Young Status Date: 2/20/2015
Keywords: Elections
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S 0215 Requires certification of a municipal election within two days of the election04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.16.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires managers of elections to certify the municipal election within two days of the election.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/5/2015
Keywords: Elections
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S 0232 Establishes term limits for SC House and Senate membersSummary of the bill as introduced: Limits members of the House of Representatives to four terms and limits members of the Senate to two terms.
Sponsor: Lee Bright House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Elections
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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