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SB 1700: Recall

GENERAL BILL by Margolis

Recall; Provides procedures for recall from office of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, members of the Cabinet, and legislators. Requires that proponents of the recall register as a political committee. Prescribes the methods and timeframes for initiating and conducting the recall. Provides ballot language. Authorizes the adoption of rules.

Effective Date: contingent
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections
Location: In committee/council (EE)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 Senate • Filed
3/10/2011 Senate • Referred to Rules; Budget -SJ 192
• Introduced -SJ 192
3/11/2011 Senate • Subreferred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections -SJ 210
• Now in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections