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HB 1403: Ethics


Ethics; Prohibits person, including member of Legislature, from engaging in disorderly or contemptuous conduct; provides procedure for investigating & punishing disorderly or contemptuous conduct while Legislature is in session; revises form of oath required for certain candidates to qualify for nomination or election to office; prohibits candidate from knowingly making or causing to be made materially false statement about opposing candidate; provides penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/5/2019 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 139
    3/8/2019 House • Referred to Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 379
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee

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  • HB 1403, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2019 at 11:59 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 58 (c1) Contempt and Disorderly Conduct Before a Legislative Committee Book Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.143 Standing or select committees; powers. Page 1 (pdf)
    11.1435 Page 2 (pdf)
    99.021 Form of candidate oath. Page 4 (pdf)
    104.271 False or malicious charges against, or false statements about, opposing candidates; penalty. Page 7 (pdf)

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