Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 365Primary Sponsor: LourieCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Political party primaries, conduct ofResiding Body: HouseComputer Document Number: 365Introduced Date: Jan 08, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Apr 30, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Lourie GieseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 365 House Apr 30, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to Committee 365 Senate Apr 26, 1991 Read third time, sent to House 365 Senate Apr 25, 1991 Unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, April 26 365 Senate Apr 25, 1991 Read second time 365 Senate Apr 03, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 11 365 Senate Jan 08, 1991 Introduced and read first 11 time, referred to Committee 365 Senate Dec 10, 1990 Prefiled, referred to 11 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 3, 1991
S. Printed 4/3/91--S.
Read the first time January 8, 1991.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 365), to amend Section 7-11-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the conduct of party primary elections, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
ISADORE E. LOURIE, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF PARTY PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE COMMITTEE OF A PARTY TO SET THE DATE AND TIMES THAT THE POLLS WILL BE OPEN AND THE FILING REQUIREMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 7-11-20 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding the following paragraph at the end:
"A political party wishing to hold a presidential primary election may do so in accordance with the provisions of this title and party rules, provided that, notwithstanding any other provisions of this title, the State Committee of such party is to set the date and times that the polls will be open for such presidential primary and the filing requirements."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.