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Senate Bill 0438


Senate Bill 0438

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Indiana election commission. Designates the secretary of state as the state's chief election official for all purposes. Provides that the secretary of state serves as a member and the chair of the election commission. Provides that the election division is administered by a director, who serves at the pleasure of the secretary of state. Abolishes the current co-director positions. Specifies that the election division staff must include an assistant director nominated by the chairman of the political party whose candidate received the second highest number of votes for secretary of state at the most recent election for that office. Removes provisions requiring the consent of the co- directors of the election division for state administration and implementation of the Help America Vote Act. Makes technical changes. Repeals obsolete statutes relating to the co- directors of the election division.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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