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HB 7103: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Caldwell

Elections; Requires officer who qualifies for federal public office to resign from office he or she presently holds if terms, or any part thereof, run concurrently; provides registration requirements for persons seeking to qualify for election as a candidate with no party affiliation; provides additional means by which certain candidates may pay his or her qualifying fee; requires governing body of municipality to determine date on which initial & runoff elections for municipal office are held & providing options therefor; preempts to state authority to establish election dates for municipal elections; provides requirements for municipal recall election dates; requires ballots to indicate if certain candidates are incumbents; repeals provisions relating to change of dates for cause in municipal elections; extends terms of incumbent elected municipal officers until next municipal election.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/30/2017 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 514
    3/31/2017 House • Referred to Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 528
    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee

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  • HB 7103, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/30/2017 at 12:42 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1325 (e1) Elections Renner Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in returning Messages
    S 952 Resign-to-run Law Passidomo Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    S 990 Municipal Election Dates Passidomo Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Ethics and Elections

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    99.012 Restrictions on individuals qualifying for public office. Page 2 (pdf)
    99.021 Form of candidate oath. Page 5 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 8 (pdf)
    99.063 Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Page 9 (pdf)
    99.0955 Candidates with no party affiliation; name on general election ballot. Page 10 (pdf)
    100.3605 Conduct of municipal elections. Page 10 (pdf)
    100.361 Municipal recall. Page 12 (pdf)
    101.151 Specifications for ballots. Page 13 (pdf)
    101.75 Municipal elections; change of dates for cause. Page 13 (pdf)
    105.031 Qualification; filing fee; candidate’s oath; items required to be filed. Page 14 (pdf)
    121.121 Authorized leaves of absence. Page 16 (pdf)

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