Current StatusView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
Bill Number: 2913 Ratification Number: 121 Act Number 69 Introducing Body: House Subject: Voting precincts in Anderson county
(A69, R121, H2913)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN ANDERSON COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE SPECIFIC REFERENCES TO PRECINCTS IN ANDERSON COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRECINCT NAMES, PRECINCT LINES, AND POLLING PLACES ARE AS SHOWN ON MAPS FILED WITH THE CLERK OF COURT OF ANDERSON COUNTY, THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, AND THE DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL SERVICES AS OF OCTOBER, 1983, TO REQUIRE WRITTEN DESCRIPTIONS TO BE FILED WITH THE MAPS, AND TO AMEND ACT 342 of 1982, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ANDERSON COUNTY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD IS THE SUBMITTING OFFICE FOR OBTAINING JUSTICE DEPARTMENT APPROVAL OF THE CHANGES IN THE ANDERSON COUNTY VOTING PRECINCT STATUTES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Voting precincts in Anderson County
SECTION 1. Section 7-7-80 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 342 of 1982, is further amended to read:
"Section 7-7-80. All the precinct names, precinct lines, and polling places in Anderson County are as shown on maps filed with the Clerk of Court of the county, the State Election Commission, and the Division of Research and Statistical Services of the State Budget and Control Board as of October 1, 1983. The written descriptions of the precinct names, lines, and polling places must be filed with the maps.
Following the annexation to the city of Anderson of any area not including a voting place and before a polling place has been established, it is lawful for any qualified voter residing in such area at the time of the annexation to vote in any general, special, municipal, or primary election, if otherwise qualified, upon production of a registration certificate showing that he is duly registered in the precinct from which the annexed area was taken. Any voter participating in the election must vote at the polling place in the municipality nearest his residence and must furnish the managers with evidence satisfactory to them of his residence within the annexed area. When any person has voted under the provisions of this section, one of the managers shall forthwith write across the back of his registration certificate the word 'voted' with the date on which the election is held and the initials of the managers."
Approval by Justice Department
SECTION 2. Section 5 of Act 342 of 1982 is amended to read:
"Section 5. This act shall not be implemented until the provisions have been approved by the United States Department of Justice. The Anderson County Planning and Development Board is the submitting office for obtaining Justice Department approval."
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.