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SB 186: Resign-to-run Law

GENERAL BILL by Hutson

Resign-to-run Law; Requiring an 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; prescribing requirements for the written resignation; providing for an automatic irrevocable resignation in the event of noncompliance, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/1/2018 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/21/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 20
10/2/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 10/10/17, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
10/10/2017 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
10/11/2017 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 102
10/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
10/24/2017 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 102
10/25/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 102
1/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/11/18, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 20
1/11/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 1 -SJ 141
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 141
1/22/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
1/24/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 219
• Amendment(s) adopted (732966) -SJ 219
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 219
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/31/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 241
• Passed as amended; YEAS 27 NAYS 7 -SJ 241
2/1/2018 House • In Messages