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HB 7037: Election Dates for Municipal Office

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Caldwell

Election Dates for Municipal Office; Requiring the governing body of a municipality to determine the dates on which an initial and runoff election for municipal office are held and providing options therefor; requiring counties that have established certain dates for the election of municipal officers through a special act to conduct municipal elections on specified dates; requiring municipal recall elections to be held concurrently with municipal elections under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/21/2018 Senate - Received -SJ 382
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2018 House • Filed
• Introduced
1/16/2018 House • Referred to Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 345
1/22/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 01/24/18, 11:30 am, Sumner Hall
1/24/2018 House • Favorable by- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 434
1/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 434
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
2/14/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 568
• Amendment(s) adopted (105739) -HJ 568, 569
• Read 3rd time -HJ 569
• Passed as amended; YEAS 70 NAYS 45 -HJ 569
2/20/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 382
2/21/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 382