SJR 904: Impeachment and Suspension of State Attorneys and Public Defenders
JOINT RESOLUTION by Steube
Impeachment and Suspension of State Attorneys and Public Defenders; Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to authorize the House of Representatives to impeach state attorneys and public defenders for misdemeanors in office and subject them to trial by the Senate, if impeached; preserve the Governor’s existing authority to suspend state attorneys and public defenders from office; and to provide that state attorneys and public defenders who hold office on or after the amendment’s effective date are subject to impeachment, etc.
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Rules (RC)
Date Chamber Action 2/13/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 105
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections
SJR 904, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/13/2017 at 2:17 PM
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Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 999 Impeachment and Suspension of State Attorneys and Public Defenders Toledo Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Judiciary Committee
Citations - Constitution (3)
Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help III Section 17 Page 1 (pdf) IV Section 7 Page 2 (pdf) , Page 3 (pdf) XII Page 3 (pdf)
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