Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2662

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Removal from office; mandate certain actions upon conviction of a public officer.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/09/00(S)Referred To Judiciary
203/07/00(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

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

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Michel

Code Section: A 025-0005-0001

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-5-1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PUBLIC OFFICER IS CONVICTED OF A DISQUALIFYING CRIME IN A COURT OF THIS STATE, THAT THE JUDGE SHALL IMMEDIATELY UPON SUCH CONVICTION ORDER SUCH OFFICER REMOVED FROM OFFICE; TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PUBLIC OFFICER IS CONVICTED OF A DISQUALIFYING CRIME IN FEDERAL COURT OR A COURT OF ANOTHER STATE, THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL ENTER A MOTION TO REMOVE SUCH OFFICER FROM OFFICE IN THE APPROPRIATE STATE COURT WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF BEING NOTIFIED OR OTHERWISE LEARNING OF SUCH CONVICTION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:39.



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