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CS/CS/SB 1262: Election Dates for Municipal Office

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Ethics and Elections ; Hutson

Election Dates for Municipal Office; Requiring the governing body of a municipality to determine the dates on which initial and runoff elections 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 - CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 375
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/14/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/11/2018 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 146
    • Introduced -SJ 146
    2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/6/2018 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 297
    2/7/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 304
    2/8/2018 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 297
    2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/20/18, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
    2/20/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 374
    2/21/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 375

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  • CS/CS/SB 1262, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/21/2018 at 3:03 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7037 (e1) Election Dates for Municipal Office Government Accountability Committee Similar Last Action: 2/21/2018 S Received -SJ 382

    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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  • CS/SB 1262, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/7/2018 at 10:49 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/19/2018 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/21/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7037 (e1) Election Dates for Municipal Office Government Accountability Committee Similar Last Action: 2/21/2018 S Received -SJ 382

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    146136 - Amendment
    Delete lines 34 - 57 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Lee)
    2/19/2018
    1:39 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/21/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 341020 - Amendment to Amendment (146136)
    Delete line 22 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Simmons)
    2/20/2018
    3:55 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/21/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/20/2018 1:30 PM Community Affairs 4 Yeas - 3 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 3 (pdf)

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  • SB 1262, Original Filed Version Posted 12/14/2017 at 1:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Ethics and Elections (Pre-Meeting) 2/5/2018 (pdf)
    Ethics and Elections (Post-Meeting) 2/7/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7037 Election Dates for Municipal Office Government Accountability Committee Similar Last Action: 2/21/2018 S Received -SJ 382

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    267526 - Amendment
    Delete lines 30 - 34 and insert:
    Ethics and Elections
    (Hutson)
    2/6/2018
    1:18 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/6/2018 2:00 PM Ethics and Elections 4 Yeas - 3 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 3 (pdf)

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