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HB 7059: Election Dates for Municipal Office

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Van Zant

Election Dates for Municipal Office; Requiring municipal elections to be held on certain dates determined by the supervisor of elections or on alternative fixed dates agreed to by the supervisor of elections and all municipalities within the county; requiring municipal recall elections to be held concurrently with municipal elections under certain conditions; repealing provisions relating to change of dates for cause in municipal elections, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Location: In committee/council (EE)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2015 House • Filed
1/8/2016 House • Referred to Local and Federal Affairs Committee -HJ 135
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 135
1/19/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 01/21/16, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
1/21/2016 House • Favorable by- Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 10 NAYS 6 -HJ 253
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 253
1/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2/2/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 357
• Amendment(s) adopted (681037, 947655) -HJ 357
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 378
• Passed as amended; YEAS 70 NAYS 47 -HJ 378
2/10/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 353
• Received -SJ 353
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections