Posted on May 1, 2016 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Posted on May 1, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker
COLUMBIA (AP) — Bills to borrow money to repair South Carolina’s crumbling roads and public schools are among those clearing Sunday’s crossover deadline, while measures not likely to make it include those strengthening penalties for killing a K-9.
Under House and Senate rules, bills that advance from one chamber to the other after May 1 require a two-thirds vote to even be considered. That’s rarely possible for measures that are at all controversial.
Because this is an election year, bills that don’t become law this session officially die. Continuing debate on a bill next year would require reintroducing it and … Read the rest
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