Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 1230

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Elections; provide for appointment of a nominee when vacancy occurs before primary.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/21/00(H)Referred To Apportionment and Elections
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

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

House Committee:

Principal Author: Cummings

Additional Authors: Coleman (29th), Moss

Code Section: A 023-0015-0295

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-295, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IF AFTER THE QUALIFYING DEADLINE, BUT BEFORE THE PRIMARY ELECTION, THE SOLE CANDIDATE FOR NOMINATION IN A PARTY'S PRIMARY ELECTION DIES, IS REMOVED, WITHDRAWS OR RESIGNS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON AND A VACANCY OCCURS ON THAT PARTY'S BALLOT IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION, THEN THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE SHALL APPOINT A NOMINEE FOR THE OFFICE; TO DEFINE "LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON"; TO PROVIDE THAT A CANDIDATE WHO WITHDRAWS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON SHALL SUBMIT AN AFFIDAVIT TO THE STATE PARTY CHAIRMAN OF THE CANDIDATE'S PARTY AND THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:29.



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