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658Ratification Number: 240Act Number: 20Introducing Body: SenateSubject: Define voting precincts in Richland County
(A20, R240, S658)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-7-465, SO AS TO DEFINE VOTING PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 7-7-460 AND 7-7-470, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY AND WARDS IN THE CITY OF COLUMBIA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Voting precincts in Richland County
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 7, of Title 7, of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 7-7-465. In Richland County there are the following voting precincts: Columbia Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34, Arcadia, Ardincaple, Ballentine, Barrier Free, Bluff, Blythewood, Brandon, Briarwood, College Place, Cooper, Dennyside, Dentsville, Eastover, Edgewood, Estates, Fairlawn, Fairwold, East Forest Acres, North Forest Acres, South Forest Acres, New Friarsgate, Old Friarsgate, Gadsden, Garners, Greenview, Hampton, Harbison, Hopkins, Horrell Hill, Hunting Creek, Keels, Keenan, Killian, Kingswood, Lincolnshire, Lykesland, Meadowlakes, Midway, Mill Creek, Monticello, North Springs, Oakwood, Olympia, Pennington, Pine Lakes, Pinewood, Pontiac, Ridgewood, Riverside, Satchelford, St. Andrews, Springville, Spring Valley, Walden, Whitewell, Wildewood, Woodfield, Woodlands.
The precinct lines defining the above precincts in Richland County are as shown on the official map prepared by and on file with the Division of Research and Statistical Services of the South Carolina Budget and Control Board and as shown on certified copies of the official map provided to the State Election Commission and the Richland County Board of Voter Registration by the Division of Research and Statistical Services."
Voter registration to be changed
SECTION 2. The Richland County Board of Voter Registration shall appropriately change voter registration to reflect the new precinct for any person whose registration is transferrred to another precinct by virtue of the provisions of this act as provided by Section 7-7-720 of the 1976 Code.
SECTION 3. Sections 7-7-460 and 7-7-470 of the 1976 Code are repealed.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.