SB 774
Modifies the candidate filing period for certain local elections
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/12/2024 - Voted Do Pass S Local Government and Elections Committee
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Effective Date:
January 1, 2025

Current Bill Summary

SB 774 - 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 17th Tuesday prior to the election until 5:00 p.m. on the 14th Tuesday prior to the election. This act changes that period to 8:00 a.m. on the 16th Tuesday prior to the election until 5:00 p.m. on the 13th Tuesday prior to the election, unless the 13th Tuesday prior to an election falls on a holiday, then the closing of filing shall be at 5:00 p.m. on the next day that is not a holiday.

This act is effective January 1, 2025.

This provision is identical to a provision in SCS/SB 346 (2023) and CCS/HS/HCS/SS#2/SCS/SB 96 (2023) and substantially similar to HCS/HB 1214 (2023), provisions in the perfected HCS/HBs 267 & 347 (2023), and HCS/HB 783 (2023).



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