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H 3338 General Bill, By Jennings, Cobb-Hunter, Kennedy and J.H. Neal
Similar (S 0197, S 0271)
    A Bill to amend Article 13, Chapter 13, Title 8 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to campaign practices, by adding Section 8-13-1315 so as to provide that a candidate may not, directly or indirectly, give, offer, or promise anything of value to an election official and to provide that an election official may not, directly or indirectly, ask, demand, exact, solicit, seek, accept, receive or agree to receive anything of value from a candidate; to amend Sections 7-25-50 and 7-25-60, both as amended, relating to bribery at elections, so as to increase the penalties; to amend Section 8-13-1300, relating to definitions for purposes of the provisions concerning campaign practices, so as to provide a definition for "election official" and to amend the definition of "transfer" to include transfers between a candidate and an election official; and to amend Section 8-13-1348, as amended, relating to the use of campaign funds, so as to establish a procedure by which a campaign related payment must be made by check, require the expenditure of these funds to be documented when paid to an individual recipient, require the documentation be maintained and included in campaign reports, and provide that a candidate is deemed to have violated Sections 7-25-50 and 7-25-60 if he does not comply with the provisions of this Section, provide that no person may be reimbursed for transportation services in an amount which would exceed the mileage allowed by law for members of state boards, commissions, and committee, and the amount paid may not exceed the amount paid to official poll managers by the State Election Commission pursuant to the provisions of Section 7-23-10.
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01/19/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-24
01/19/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-25
02/08/95House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-5
02/09/95House Debate interrupted HJ-19
02/09/95House Amended HJ-29
02/09/95House Objection by Rep. Anderson HJ-33
02/14/95House Read second time HJ-27
02/15/95House Debate interrupted HJ-24
02/15/95House Objection by Rep. Huff, Tripp, Fleming, Haskins, Herdklotz, Kennedy, Jennings, Limbaugh, Davenport, Neal & Cobb-Hunter HJ-29
02/15/95House Debate adjourned until Thursday, February 16, 1995 HJ-34
02/16/95House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, February 21, 1995 HJ-25
02/21/95House Amended HJ-19
02/21/95House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-20
02/22/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
02/22/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-8
05/21/96Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-37
05/23/96Senate Read second time SJ-108
05/23/96Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-108
05/30/96Senate Amended SJ-92
05/30/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-92

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