S 499

  • South Carolina Senate Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 08, 2021
  • Passed Senate Apr 07, 2021
  • House
  • Governor

A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTION COMMISSION RESTRUCTURING ACT"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 7 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ELECTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 7-1-110, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAVE THE RIGHT TO INTERVENE AND HAVE STANDING ON BEHALF OF THEIR RESPECTIVE BODIES IN ACTIONS THAT CHALLENGE THE VALIDITY OF AN ELECTION LAW, AN ELECTION POLICY, OR THE MANNER IN WHICH AN ELECTION IS CONDUCTED; TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-10(a) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION CONSISTS OF FIVE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-20(A) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, TO REVISE HIS PROCEDURE OF APPOINTMENT.

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Apr 08, 2021

House

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

House

Introduced and read first time

Apr 07, 2021

Senate

Read third time and sent to House

Apr 01, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Scrivener's error corrected

Mar 31, 2021

Senate

Read second time

Senate

Committee Amendment Withdrawn

Senate

Amended

Senate

Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-7

Mar 24, 2021

Senate

Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary

Mar 11, 2021

Senate

Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Hutto, Young, McLeod, Garrett

Jan 28, 2021

Senate

Introduced and read first time

Senate

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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