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  1. Introduced 2020-05-12
  2. Passed Senate 2020-05-12
  3. Passed House
  4. Signed into Law
S 1201
South Carolina Senate Bill
Bill Title:
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE GOVERNOR IS NOT AUTHORIZED TO DECLARE SUCCESSIVE STATES OF EMERGENCY THAT ARE BASED UPON THE SCOPE OF IMPACT OF THE EVENT OR OCCURRENCE THAT WAS THE BASIS FOR THE STATE OF EMERGENCY. FURTHER, TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED BY THE GOVERNOR MAY NOT LAST LONGER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS WITHOUT THE EXPRESS CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THAT THE GOVERNOR HAS A DUTY TO REQUEST AN EXTENSION IF HE BELIEVES THAT THE EMERGENCY WILL EXTEND BEYOND FIFTEEN DAYS, AND THAT WITHOUT EXPRESS CONSENT FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE STATE OF EMERGENCY EXPIRES FIFTEEN DAYS AFTER IT IS DECLARED.
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2020-06-24, House: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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2020-06-24, House
  • Introduced
  • Referred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-05-12, Senate
  • Introduced and read first time
  • Referred to Committee on Judiciary
  • Recalled from Committee on Judiciary
  • Adopted, sent to House
  • Roll call Ayes-17 Nays-16

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