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S 0232 - Establishes term limits for SC House and Senate members

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Lee Bright
Last Action: 1/13/2015 - Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Limits members of the House of Representatives to four terms and limits members of the Senate to two terms.

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S 0232 General Bill, By Bright
Summary: General Assembly term limits
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 2 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-190, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IF THAT PERSON HAS SERVED FOUR TERMS IN THE SAME BODY, AND THAT NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO THE SENATE IF THAT PERSON HAS SERVED TWO TERMS IN THE SAME BODY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY TERM SERVED FOR WHICH THE ELECTION WAS HELD PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2015, SHALL NOT BE COUNTED AS A TERM SERVED.
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12/10/14Senate Prefiled
12/10/14Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 144)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 144)



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