Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2621

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Elections; authorize the Secretary of State to investigate election law violations.

History of Actions:

101/14/99(S)Referred To Elections
202/02/99(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective date*V/R App. Req.
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Harden*

Title: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO INVESTIGATE VIOLATIONS OF THE ELECTION LAWS; TO GRANT THE SECRETARY OF STATE CERTAIN POWERS WITH REGARD TO SUCH INVESTIGATIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE SECRETARY OF STATE DETERMINES THAT THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE THAT A CRIMINAL VIOLATION OF THE ELECTION LAWS HAS OCCURRED, HE SHALL PRESENT THE RESULTS OF HIS INVESTIGATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; TO AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PROSECUTE CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS OF THE ELECTION LAWS PRESENTED TO HIM AS A RESULT OF INVESTIGATIONS BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/02/99 at 17:10.



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