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HJR 271: Selection and Duties of County Officers

JOINT RESOLUTION by Cortes, B.

Selection and Duties of County Officers; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to remove authority for county charter to provide for choosing certain county officers other than by election, to prohibit special law to provide for choosing tax collector other than by election, to authorize abolition of county office & transfer of duties only by approval of county voters, & to remove authority for county charter to transfer certain duties of clerk of circuit court.

Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/17/2017 House • Filed
1/25/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 49
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 49
3/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 12:30 pm, 12 HOB
3/21/2017 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -HJ 423
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 523
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee