HB0288

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Attorney General and Comptroller - Special Elections to Fill a Vacancy

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the offices of either the Attorney General or the Comptroller to serve until a successor is elected to fill the remainder of the term, except in specified circumstances; requiring an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the offices of either the Attorney General or the Comptroller to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a specified date; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Hixson, Gutierrez, Kelly, Luedtke, Platt, Smith, Tarlau, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0555
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Comptroller
Constitutional Amendments
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Governor
Referendum
Statutes:Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
(5)
Article - VI - Treasury Department
(1)

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.