May 16, 1991

Opinion concerning whether the South Carolina Senate can constitutionally bar and referencing the Supreme Court decision of Powell v. McCormack as the leading recent case in the area of a legislative body’s decision not to seat a member (exclusion).

Requested by: The Honorable John Courson, Senator, District No. 20; The Honorable Joe Wilson, Senator, District No. 23; The Honorable David Thomas, Senator, District No. 8

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