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CS/CS/CS/SB 1794: Constitutional Amendments

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Ethics and Elections ; Hutson

Constitutional Amendments; Requiring the Secretary of State to submit an initiative petition to the Legislature when a certain amount of signatures are obtained and verified; increasing the signature threshold at which the Secretary of State must transmit initiative petitions to the Attorney General and the Legislature for review; providing that a citizen may challenge in circuit court a petition circulator’s registration with the Secretary of State; authorizing the Division of Elections or a supervisor of elections to provide petition forms in a certain electronic format, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/27/2020 Senate - Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 174
1/22/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/27/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 174
1/27/2020 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 215
1/29/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 223
1/30/2020 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 311
2/14/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 7
2/27/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)