SC H5090 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 52-2)
Status: Introduced on February 4 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-13 - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: West
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Provide After July 1, 2020, A Person May Not Be Elected Or Appointed To A Judicial Office That Is Filled By Election Or Appointment Of The General Assembly If That Person Is An Immediate Family Member Of A Sitting Member Of The General Assembly, Or A Former Member Of The General Assembly Whose Most Recent Term Of Legislative Service Ended Less Than One Year Prior To The General Assembly's Election Or Appointment Of The Office In Question.

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2020-02-13HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: West
2020-02-12HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: Herbkersman
2020-02-05HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: Hixon, Wheeler, R.Williams, Parks, Ridgeway, Thigpen
2020-02-04HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: Cogswell, W.Cox, Davis
2020-02-04HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-02-04HouseIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

S0270 (Similar To) 2019-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
21105(n/a)See Bill Text

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