SC S0693 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1)
Status: Introduced on March 29 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-16 - Referred to Subcommittee: Talley (ch), Malloy, Campsen, Sabb, Senn
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 2-19-10(a), Relating To The Judicial Merit Selection Commission, So As To Require The Commission To Only Consider The Qualifications Of A Person Recommended By The Governor For Judicial Office; By Amending Section 2-19-20, Relating To Applications To Fill Judicial Vacancies, So As To Require Applications Be Forwarded To The Governor; By Amending Section 2-19-40, Relating To The Exemption From Holding A Public Hearing For Certain Judicial Candidates, So As To Repeal The Provisions Of The Section; And By Amending Section 2-19-80, Relating To The Nomination Of Qualified Candidates To The General Assembly, So As To Revise The Number Of Candidates That May Be Submitted To The General Assembly.

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2024-01-16SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Talley (ch), Malloy, Campsen, Sabb, Senn
2023-03-29SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-03-29SenateIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
21910(n/a)See Bill Text
21920(n/a)See Bill Text
21940(n/a)See Bill Text
21980(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

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