Wm. Weston J. Newton

  • South Carolina
  • Representative
  • Republican
  • District 120

Primary Office

Phone 843-706-6111

District Office #1

83 Myrtle Island Rd., Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone 843-706-3880

Capitol Office

228 Blatt Bldg., Columbia, SC 29201

Phone 803-212-6810

Serving District 120

Sponsored Bills


H 4621

A Bill To Amend Section 7-3-20, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Duties Of The Executive Director Of The State Election Commission, So As To Require The Executive Director To Establish Rules And Regulations For Voter Registrations Performed By Private Entities; And To Amend Section 7-5-170, Relating To The Requirements For Voter Registration, So As To Require The County Boards Of Voter Registration And Elections To Date Stamp All Voter Registration Applications Delivered By Hand Or By Mail.

  • Introduced Nov 17 2021

H 4622

A Bill To Amend Section 7-15-210, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Specifications Of The Absentee Ballot Return-Addressed Envelope, So As To Require The Return-Addressed Envelope To Be Marked "Return To Sender" In The Event The Envelope Is Undeliverable; To Amend Section 7-15-220, Relating To Signing And Witnessing The Absentee Ballot Applicant'S Oath, So As To Define "Proof Of Identity", To Require Absentee Ballot Applicants To Include Proof Of Identity Together With Their Signed Oaths, To Prohibit A Person From Serving As A Witness For More Than Five Absentee Ballot Applicants, And To Provide That If An Absentee Ballot Applicant Fails To Include The Required Proof Of Identity, Then His Ballot Must Be Treated As A Provisional Ballot; To Amend Section 7-15-330, As Amended, Relating To The Procedural Requirements For Absentee Ballot Applications, So As To Revise The Applicable Procedures; To Amend Section 7-15-340, Relating To The Form Of An Absentee Ballot Application, So As To, Among Other Things, Specify Additional Information That Must Be Included On The Absentee Ballot Application; To Amend Section 7-15-370, Relating To The Furnishing Of Ballots And Envelopes And The Duties Of The County Registration Board, So As To Require The County Boards Of Voter Registration And Elections To Furnish, Among Other Things, Printed Instructions Relating To Absentee Ballot Applicants Providing Proof Of Identity Together With Their Signed Oaths, And Return-Addressed Envelopes Marked "Return To Sender" In The Event The Envelope Is Undeliverable; To Amend Section 7-15-380, Relating To The Absentee Ballot Applicant'S Oath, So As To Require, Among Other Things, Absentee Ballot Applicants To Include Proof Of Identity Together With Their Signed Oaths, To Prohibit A Person From Serving As A Witness For More Than Five Absentee Ballot Applicants, And To Provide That If An Absentee Ballot Applicant Fails To Include The Required Proof Of Identity, Then His Ballot Must Be Treated As A Provisional Ballot; And To Amend Section 7-15-385, Relating To The Marking And Return Of Absentee Ballots, So As To Provide That A Candidate Or A Member Of A Candidate'S Paid Campaign Staff Including Campaign Volunteers Is Not Permitted To Serve As An Authorized Returnee For Any Person Unless The Person Is A Member Of The Voter'S Immediate Family, To Provide That The Oath Set Forth In Section 7-15-380 Must Be Signed, Include Proof Of Identity, And Witnessed On Each Returned Envelope, And To Provide That If An Absentee Ballot Applicant Fails To Include The Required Proof Of Identity, Then His Ballot Must Be Treated As A Provisional Ballot.

  • Introduced Nov 17 2021

H 4620

A Bill To Amend Section 7-1-25, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Definition Of "Domicile", So As To Clarify Circumstances Under Which A Person Is Deemed To Have Changed His Domicile For Voting Purposes, And To Revise The Factors Used To Determine A Person'S Intention Regarding His Domicile.

  • Introduced Nov 17 2021

H 4482

A House Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives Upon The Passing Of Joseph E. "Joe" Sharpe, Sr., Of Blythewood And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.

  • Introduced Jun 29 2021
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Recent Votes


May 11, 2021

Newton, Wm. Weston J. voted Yes

H 3205

Pass

Passage of Bill

Mar 18, 2021

Newton, Wm. Weston J. voted Yes

H 3094

Pass

Passage of Bill

May 11, 2021

Newton, Wm. Weston J. voted Excused

S 527

Pass

Passage of Bill


Sources

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