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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

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5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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