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William E. Sandifer III

Republican — Representative — District 2
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

William E. Sandifer III represents House District 2 in the South Carolina House, is a member of one committee, and is the primary sponsor of 1754 bills.

1996 14927.0
1998 41839.98
2000 53414.2
2002 74322.26
2004 49099.04
2006 70474.06
2008 174573.16
2010 165699.1
2012 140350.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Columbia Address:

    407 Blatt Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-734-3015

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • H 4280

    A Bill To Amend Chapter 57, Title 40 Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Licensure And Regulation Of Real Estate Brokers, Salespersons, And Property Managers, So As To, Among Other Things, Reorganize The Provisions Of This Chapter; To Revise And Add Certain Definitions Of Terms Used In This Chapter; To Specify That Certain Duties And Responsibilities Belong To The Real Estate Commission Rather Than To The Department Of Labor, Licensing And Regulation; To Delete A License Reinstatement Fee; To Delete Provisions Relating To The Establishment, Use, And Reporting Requirements For The South Carolina Real Estate Commission Education And Research Fund; To Delete The Provision Requiring Licensure Applicants To Submit A Credit Report, And To Require Applicants To Undergo Criminal Records Checks; To Revise Education And Related Requirements Of Certain Licensees; To Provide That An Individual Whose License Is Revoked May Not Reapply For Licensure For Three Years, Rather Than One Year; To Provide Circumstances In Which The Commission May Recognize A Real Estate License From Another State And To Provide Specific Requirements For Nonresident Licensees; To Specify Continuing Education Requirements For Brokers-In-Charge And Property Managers-In-Charge; To Require The Electronic Transmission Of Certain Student Continuing Education And Qualifying Course Records To The Commission, And To Require The Commission Maintain A Secure Database Of These Records; To Further Specify Advertising And Marketing Requirements And Licensee Status Disclosure; To Clarify And Further Specify Duties And Responsibilities Of Brokers-In-Charge And Property Managers-In-Charge Concerning Trust Funds And Trust Accounts, Recordkeeping, And The Supervision And Instruction Of Licensees Regarding These Matters; To Provide That No Cause Of Action Arises If An Owner Of Real Estate Or A Licensee Does Not Disclose The Location Of A Registered Sex Offender; To Further Specify The Relationships And The Duties And Responsibilities Of Brokers-In-Charge, Brokerage Firms, And Licensees To Their Clients, Customers, Agents, Other Licensees, And Other Licensed Individuals; To Further Provide For Grounds For Denial Of Licensure Or For Disciplinary Action And To Authorize The Commission To Require A Licensee To Undergo A Criminal Records Check As Part Of An Investigation Or Disciplinary Proceeding; And To Clarify Confidentiality Requirements Of Information Recorded For An Investigation Or Proceeding; And By Adding Section 27-32-85 So As To Provide That Purchase Of Beneficiary Rights In A Trust-Based Timeshare, Where The Contract Is Made In This State, Is A Real Property Ownership Conveyance Subject To All Closing Requirements Contained In The Time Sharing Transaction Procedures Act.

  • H 4283

    A House Resolution To Honor Wesley Mitchell, Miss South Carolina Teen Usa 2015, And To Commend Her For The Discipline, Aspirations, And Talent That Have Enabled Her To Represent The Palmetto State With Dignity And Poise.

  • H 4281

    A House Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives Upon The Death Of Mrs. Jerry Cook Brown Of Hilton Head Island And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.

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  • H 4284

    A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Dr. Jim Ray, Superintendent Of Spartanburg School District Three, Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement After Forty-Five Years Of Outstanding Service In Education, And To Wish Him Continued Success And Happiness In All His Future Endeavors.

  • H 4285

    A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Priscilla Drake, Principal Of Whale Branch Early College High School, Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement After Thirty-Four Years Of Exemplary Service, And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.

  • H 4282

    A House Resolution To Recognize The Talent, Poise, And Diligence Of Sarah Weishuhn And To Congratulate Her On Being Crowned Miss South Carolina Usa For 2015.

Recent Votes

S 293

Override the VETO

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 5846.0
•••No: 4939.0
•••Other: 1713.0
S 293

Adjourn For The Day

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4939.0
•••No: 5443.0
•••Other: 2116.0
S 293

Table Motion to Reconsider

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4737.0
•••No: 5745.0
•••Other: 2016.0
S 293

Override the VETO

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 5947.0
•••No: 5342.0
•••Other: 129.0
S 813

Override the VETO

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 7560.0
•••No: 3629.0
•••Other: 1310.0
H 3428

Override Governor's Veto

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10685.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1814.0
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