The 1st regular session of the 120th South Carolina General Assembly
January 8, 2013 - June 6, 2013
Disclaimer: State law (below) allows for the School Board to address nonballot issues.
SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, SECTION 8-13-1346. Use of public funds, property, or time to influence election prohibited; exceptions.
(A) A person may not use or authorize the use of public funds, property, or time to influence the outcome of an election.
(B) This section does not prohibit the incidental use of time and materials for preparation of a newsletter reporting activities of the body of which a public official is a member.
(C) This section does not prohibit the expenditure of public resources by a governmental entity to prepare informational materials, conduct public meetings, or respond to news media or citizens' inquiries concerning a ballot measure affecting that governmental entity; however, a governmental entity may not use public funds, property, or time in an attempt to influence the outcome of a ballot measure.