Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3419Primary Sponsor: Cobb-HunterCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Election CommissionResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryCompanion Bill Number: 62Computer Document Number: DKA/4201AL.93Introduced Date: 19930204Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930204Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Cobb-Hunter Beatty Whipper Neal Byrd McElveen JenningsType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3419 House 19930204 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR TO REMOVE THE NAME OF AN ELECTOR WHO FAILS TO VOTE IN TWO CONSECUTIVE STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 7-3-20(C)(3) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(3) For the purpose of removing from the roster the names of electors who are presumed to be no longer qualified to vote in the precinct where registered, delete the name of any elector who has failed to vote in each of two consecutive statewide general elections and also failed to vote in any other election which might have been held in the precinct in which he is registered within the period of time intervening between the two general elections;". RESERVED
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.