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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: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/11/2018 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 304
    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
    3/8/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 910
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 910
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1262 -SJ 910
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 910
    • Amendment(s) adopted (281426, 976690) -SJ 901
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died on Calendar

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  • HB 7037, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/14/2018 at 4:17 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1262 (c2) Election Dates for Municipal Office Hutson Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table -SJ 910

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    879496 - Amendment
    Before line 23 insert:
    Thurston 3/9/2018
    2:36 PM
    Web Page
    PDF
    281426 - Amendment
    Delete lines 37 - 38 and insert:
    Lee 3/7/2018
    1:58 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    976690 - Amendment
    Delete line 54 and insert:
    Hutson 3/7/2018
    12:36 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    100.3605 Conduct of municipal elections. Page 1 (pdf)
    100.361 Municipal recall. Page 4 (pdf)
    101.75 Municipal elections; change of dates for cause. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • HB 7037, Original Filed Version Posted 1/11/2018 at 3:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Public Integrity and Ethics Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/24/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1262 (c1) Election Dates for Municipal Office Hutson Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table -SJ 910

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    611367 - Amendment
    Remove lines 53-56 and insert:
    Caldwell 2/9/2018
    2:40 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    2/14/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 105739 - Substitute Amendment (611367)
    Remove lines 34-56 and insert:
    Caldwell 2/9/2018
    6:38 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/14/2018
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/14/2018 2:21 PM House 70 Yeas - 45 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    100.3605 Conduct of municipal elections. Page 1 (pdf)
    100.361 Municipal recall. Page 3 (pdf)
    101.75 Municipal elections; change of dates for cause. Page 4 (pdf)

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