HB0260 (CH0511)

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2016 Regular Session



United States Senator, Attorney General, and Comptroller - Appointments and Special Elections to Fill a Vacancy

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 511

Synopsis:Requiring the Governor to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator, Attorney General, or Comptroller from a list of names submitted by the State Central Committee of the political party of the vacating officeholder; requiring individuals whose names are submitted to the Governor to have been affiliated with the political party of the vacating officeholder; requiring an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in one of the specified offices to serve the remainder of the specified term; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Gutierrez, Kelly, Platt, Smith, and Tarlau
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0554
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Contingency - on a referendum
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Constitutional Amendments
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Statutes:Article - Election Law
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
Article - VI - Treasury Department

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.