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HJR 59, 78th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a person to assume an office of a political subdivision without an election if the person is the only candidate to qualify in an election for that office.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: Carlos Uresti
Sponsor: Leticia Van de Putte

Remarks: Enabling legislation is HB 1344.

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2003, 78th R.S., HJR 59

Companion:

SJR 51 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
County Government--Employees/Officers
Elections--Candidates
Elections--General
Legislature
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments

House Committee: Elections (Mary Denny, Dwayne Bohac, Garnet Coleman, Joe Deshotel, Linda Harper-Brown, Charlie Howard, Carlos Uresti)
Minutes: April 2 2003 | April 16 2003
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Robert Duncan, Bill Ratliff, Kenneth Armbrister, Rodney Ellis, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Frank Madla, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Todd Staples, Tommy Williams)

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