SC S0170 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 2-19-10, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Judicial Merit Selection Commission And The Commission's Appointment, Qualifications, And Term, So As To Revise The Membership And Terms Of The Commission; To Amend Section 2-19-80, Relating To The Nomination Of Qualified Candidates By The Judicial Merit Selection Commission, So As To Change The Commission's Process For Nominating Judicial Candidates From The Nomination Of Three Qualified Candidates To The Release Of A List Of All Qualified Candidates To The General Assembly; And To Amend Section 2-19-90, Relating To The Election Of Judges By The General Assembly, So As To Require A Majority Vote From Each House Of The General Assembly.

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Judicial Merit Selection Commission



2019-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-08SenateIntroduced and read first time
2018-12-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
21910(n/a)See Bill Text
21980(n/a)See Bill Text
21990(n/a)See Bill Text

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