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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: 2/20/2018 Senate - Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
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