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CS/HB 105: Resign-to-run Law

GENERAL BILL by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Santiago ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Davis

Resign-to-run Law; Requires officer who qualifies for federal public office to resign from the office he or she presently holds if the terms, or any part thereof, run concurrently; prescribes resignation requirements; provides for automatic irrevocable resignation in the event of noncompliance; specifies that resignation creates a vacancy in office; revises exception to resign-to-run law.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/6/2018 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 186 (Ch. 2018-126) -HJ 1017
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/25/2017 House • Filed
9/6/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 19
10/18/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 10/25/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
10/25/2017 House • Favorable by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 251
• Now in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 251
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 19
1/16/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 01/18/18, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
1/18/2018 House • CS by- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 369
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
1/19/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 369
• CS by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee read 1st time -HJ 367
3/5/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
3/6/2018 House • Substituted SB 186 -HJ 1017
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 186 (Ch. 2018-126) -HJ 1017