SC S0309 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 8-13-365, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To An Electronic Filing System For Disclosures And Reports, So As To Require The State Ethics Commission To Establish A New Online Campaign Account Monitoring And Auditing Department, To Delineate The Department's Duties And Responsibilities, And To Require The State Ethics Commission To Ensure The Department Is Staffed Sufficiently With Adequately Trained Legal And Accounting Personnel; And To Amend Section 8-13-1312, Relating To Campaign Bank Accounts, So As To Require All Candidates And Elected Public Officials Who Are Required To File Certified Campaign Reports Pursuant To Article 13, Chapter 13, Title 8 To Locate, Host, Or Maintain Their Campaign Accounts In A Financial Institution That Satisfies The Requirements Of This Act And Offers Real-time Online Banking Or Access To A Customer's Account Information Through The Institution's Internet Website, To Require All Candidates And Elected Public Officials To Provide The State Ethics Commission Access To Their Campaign Account Online Banking Information, And To Require All Candidates And Elected Public Officials To Pay, Transfer, Or Remit To The State Ethics Commission An Amount Equal To Five Percent Of The Total Contributions Received By The Candidate Or Elected Public Official During The Reporting Period.

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Electronic filing system for disclosures and reports



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
8131312(n/a)See Bill Text
813365(n/a)See Bill Text

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