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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5034

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 432

   

Referred to Committee on Government Administration and Elections

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'BRIEN, 24th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF UNITED STATES SENATOR FOR THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 9-211 of the general statutes be amended to change the process for filling a vacancy in the office of senator in Congress to make the process the same as that used to fill vacancies for the office of representative in Congress.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that vacancies in the office of senator in Congress are filled by means of a democratic election without undue delay.