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SB 582: Write-in Candidate Qualifying

GENERAL BILL by Rader

Write-in Candidate Qualifying; Repealing provisions relating to write-in candidate residency requirements; repealing a requirement that all write-in candidates must reside within the district represented by the office sought at the time of qualification, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/8/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 6009 (Ch. 2018-141) -SJ 909
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 47
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/13/2018 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
2/14/2018 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 347
2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/20/18, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
• Now in Rules -SJ 374
2/21/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/18, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/28/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/1/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 564
3/2/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 564
3/6/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18 -SJ 967
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 909
• Substituted HB 6009 -SJ 909
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 6009 (Ch. 2018-141) -SJ 909