Current Status Bill Number:
12Ratification Number: 340Act Number: 457Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970114Primary Sponsor: McConnellAll Sponsors: McConnell, Rose, Ravenel, Passailaigue, Mescher, Washington and FordDrafted Document Number: pt\2687dw.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980408Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19980527Action on Governor's Veto: OSubject: Public service district governing body candidate, election method nomination, political subdivisions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19980910 Act No. A457 House 19980604 Veto overridden House 19980603 Debate adjourned on Governor's veto until Thursday, 19980604 Senate 19980528 Veto overridden ------ 19980527 Vetoed by Governor ------ 19980521 Ratified R340 House 19980408 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19980407 Read second time House 19980402 Charleston Delegation report: 97 HLD Favorable House 19980317 Referred to Charleston Delegation 97 HLD House 19980317 Recalled from Committee 26 HLCI House 19970121 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to Committee Senate 19970116 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19970115 Read second time Senate 19970114 Introduced, read first time, placed on the Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A457, R340, S12)
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF NOMINATION OF A CANDIDATE ELECTED TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF A PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT IN CHARLESTON COUNTY FROM A PETITION TO A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Method of nomination changed
SECTION 1. Beginning July 1, 1997, the exclusive method for nomination for candidates elected to the governing body of a public service district in Charleston County must be by a statement of candidacy filed with the county election commission. The time for filing the statement of candidacy must be no later than the time for any previous method of nomination, including a petition, as provided by law.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 05/27/98.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 05/28/98.
Veto overridden by House -- 06/04/98.