SB 158
Modifies process for filing period for certain candidates
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LR Number:
0975S.01I
Last Action:
2/24/2021 - Hearing Conducted S Local Government and Elections Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 158 - Under current law, the period for filing a declaration of candidacy in certain political subdivisions and special districts is from 8:00 a.m. on the 16th Tuesday prior to the election until 5:00 p.m. on the 11th Tuesday prior to the election.

This act changes that period to 8:00 a.m. on the 17th Tuesday prior to the election until 5:00 p.m. on the 14th Tuesday prior to the election.

This act is identical to SB 815 (2020), a provision in the truly agreed to SS#2/SCS/HCS/HB 1854 (2020), and SB 402 (2019) and substantially similar to HB 595 (2019).

SCOTT SVAGERA

Amendments

No Amendments Found.