SB0555

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the Governor to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy on a temporary basis, under specified circumstances, in the office of Attorney General, Comptroller, or U.S. Senator from a list of names submitted by the State Central Committee of the political party of the vacating officeholder; proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a specified vacancy to serve until a successor is elected; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Pinsky
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0288
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Comptroller
Congress, U.S.
Constitutional Amendments
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Governor
Political Parties
Referendum
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(8-602)
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
(5)
Article - VI - Treasury Department
(1)

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October 24, 2017 5:09 P.M.