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HJR 785: Recall Gov./Lt. Gov./Cabinet Member, or Legislator

JOINT RESOLUTION by Kriseman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Pafford ; Randolph ; Saunders ; Thompson, G.

Recall Gov./Lt. Gov./Cabinet Member, or Legislator; Proposes creation of s. 8, Art. VI of State Constitution to provide for recall of Governor, Lt. Governor, member of Cabinet, or legislator; provides how process is initiated; establishes requisite number & distribution of signatures; provides for simultaneous election of successor to remainder of term; provides that if elected official is not recalled, then additional effort to recall elected official may not be initiated during remainder of term; provides for reimbursement of certain expenses.

Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (GVOPS)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2011 House • Filed
3/3/2011 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 67
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 67
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Government Operations Subcommittee