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CS/CS/CS/HJR 721: Selection and Duties of County Sheriff

JOINT RESOLUTION by Government Accountability Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Fischer ; Avila ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Caldwell ; Yarborough

Selection and Duties of County Sheriff; Removes authority for county charter to provide for choosing a sheriff in manner other than by election or to transfer duties of a sheriff or abolish office of a sheriff. Amendment takes effect January 8, 2019, if approved.

Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2017 House • Filed
2/15/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 84
3/6/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/08/17, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 84
3/8/2017 House • CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 336
3/9/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 332
3/10/2017 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 349
3/21/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/23/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/23/2017 House • CS/CS by Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 5 -HJ 459
3/24/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 456
3/27/2017 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 463
4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 04/06/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall --Temporarily Postponed
4/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 04/19/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/19/2017 House • CS/CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 4 -HJ 786
4/20/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 779
4/21/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 791
4/25/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/17
4/28/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1011
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2017 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 1045
5/3/2017 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 1082
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar