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Special Elections for United States Senate Vacancies Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


In the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the process for filling a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; repealing the authority of the Governor to make an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator under specified circumstances; requiring the Governor to issue a proclamation to call for a special primary election and a special general election to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator under specified circumstances; specifying the dates when a special election to fill a vacancy is to be held; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Hixson, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, Barron, Branch, Brooks, Campos, Carr, Carter, Chang, Clippinger, Cullison, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Jalisi, Jones, Kaiser, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Krimm, Lam, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McCray, A. Miller, Morales, Morhaim, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Sydnor, Tarlau, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, K. Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0529
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0158 Session: 2010 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Congress, U.S.
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Local Government Mandates
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(8-601, 8-602)

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.