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Senate Bill 0179


Senate Bill 0179

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB179 (Updated April 13, 2005 1:53 pm - DI 84)


Vacancies caused by death. Establishes a procedure to give notice of the death of an officeholder to begin the process of filling the vacancy in office. Changes the time limit for holding a meeting or caucus to fill a vacancy. Specifies the 30 day period for a major party caucus to fill a vacant town or township office. Extends the notice procedure that applies when an officeholder dies to an officeholder removed from office because of a felony conviction, certain misdemeanor convictions, or after a civil proceeding contesting the right of an individual to hold an office. Adds a cross reference to school board offices to the notice procedure that applies when an officeholder dies. Resolves conflicts with the Title 20 recodification legislation.
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