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H 3206 - Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Bill Taylor (R)
Last Action: 5/5/2021 - House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton, Herbkersman, Bradley, Erickson
House Committee: Judy
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.21.2021 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office and prohibits a candidate's name from appearing on a ballot more than once.

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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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H 3206 General Bill, By Taylor, B. Newton, McGarry, V.S. Moss, Forrest, Thayer, Oremus, Blackwell, Huggins, G.R. Smith, Pope, W. Newton, Herbkersman, Bradley and Erickson
Similar (S 0559, H 3261)
Summary: Candidate nominations
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM FILING MORE THAN ONE STATEMENT OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY FOR A SINGLE ELECTION, AND TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM BEING NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL PARTY FOR A SINGLE OFFICE IN AN ELECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-320, RELATING TO BALLOTS AND SPECIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE'S NAME FROM APPEARING ON THE BALLOT MORE THAN ONCE.
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12/09/20House Prefiled
12/09/20House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 115)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 115)
02/03/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell
04/21/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins
04/22/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith
05/04/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope
05/05/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton, Herbkersman, Bradley, Erickson



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