S.B. No. 862
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CLARITY AND SIMPLICITY OF MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM QUESTIONS.

To (1) establish standards for municipal referendum question language designed to increase clarity and simplicity for voters, and (2) provide for review, and approval or disapproval, of such municipal referendum question language by the Secretary of the State.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

 New today  2-4 days old  5 days & older

Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/6/2023(LCO)File Number 464
 4/6/2023Senate Calendar Number 269
 4/6/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/6/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/31/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/05/23 5:00 PM
 3/23/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/22/2023(GAE)Joint Favorable
 3/6/2023Public Hearing 03/10
 3/3/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
 3/2/2023Drafted by Committee
 2/10/2023(GAE)Vote to Draft
 1/20/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Co-sponsors of SB-862

Sen. Rick Lopes, 6th Dist.
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Rep. Emmanuel Sanchez, 24th Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Peter A. Tercyak, 26th Dist.

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