HB 1125, 65th R.S. history

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HB 1125, 65th R.S.
Relating to the administration of elections; providing for consolidation of election duties performed by county clerks and voter registration duties performed by county tax assessor-collectors; designating the county tax assessor-collector as the registrar of voters in each county but permitting the commissioners court to change the designation to the county clerk; also authorizing the commissioners court to create the separate appointive office of county elections administrator and providing for transfer for all county election duties to the administrator; authorizing the county officer in charge of election duties (county clerk or county elections administrator) to contract with other political subdivisions and with political parties to furnish services in the conduct of their elections; enlarging the duties of that officer in regard to designation of polling places and selection of election judges for county elections; authorizing the expenditure of public funds for conducting training program for election judges and alternate judges in elections held by political subdivisions or political parties; providing a penalty.

Last action: Effective in 90 days

Author: Susan Gurley McBee
Sponsor: Jack Ogg

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1977, 65th R.S.,ch. 609, General and Special Laws of Texas

Elections--Election Officers

House Committee: Elections ()
Minutes: March 16 1977 | April 1 1977 | April 13 1977
Senate Committee: State Affairs ()
Minutes: May 25 1977

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