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HJR 119, 81st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office in a general or primary election when the unexpired portion of the member's term of office exceeds one year and providing that a person who holds another office is not eligible to serve in the legislature during the term of the office held unless, on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for the legislature in a general or primary election, the person resigned that office.

Last action: Committee report sent to Calendars

Author: Mark Homer
Joint Author: Patricia Harless

Subjects:
Elections--General
Legislature
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Officers

House Committee: State Affairs (Burt Solomons, Byron Cook, Tom Craddick, David Farabee, Pete Gallego, Charlie Geren, Patricia Harless, Harvey Hilderbran, Delwin Jones, Eddie Lucio III, Diana Maldonado, Jose Menendez, Rene Oliveira, David Swinford, Sylvester Turner) Minutes: April 28 2009 | May 6 2009 | May 6 2009

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