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June 12, 2008

Senate Bill 714: An Act Regarding Political Awareness Organizations

Authors:
Senators Leatherman, Reese, Alexander, Patterson, Moore, Thomas, Williams, Ford, Hutto, Malloy, Anderson, Martin, Elliott, Land, O'Dell, Cleary, Rankin, Knotts, Scott, Cromer, Matthews, Pinckney, McGill, Hayes, Drummond, Hawkins, Lourie and Jackson.

Summary:
This bill was amended on May 30, 2007, to completely change its purpose. It would no longer attempt to regulate organizations such as HSLDA or limit grassroots lobbying.

Status:

4/25/2007(Senate) Introduced, first reading, and referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary
4/26/2007(Senate) Referred to Subcommittee: Senators Moore, Ford, Rankin, Scott
1/31/2008(Senate) Committee amendment amended and adopted
2/6/2008(Senate) Amended in the Senate and second reading
2/7/2008(Senate) Recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary
6/5/2008(Senate) Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA monitored this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

May-14-2007—South Carolina—Calls Needed to Stop Anti-Lobbying Bill

Bill Text (Word document)

Bill History