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HB 0362 - Lame Duck - Change Commissioners' Term in Office
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Tracking Level: Oppose
Sponsor: Andrew Welch (R)
Last Action: 3/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

All county commissioners elected on or after January 1, 2017, must take office on the Monday following their election so long as it is at least five days following the certification of election results.  If a petition to contest the election is filed, then the newly-elected commissioner takes office on the Monday following a judgment rendered, or the withdrawal or dismissal of the petition.  The officeholder shall be sworn in at the next county commission meeting - which shall be held no later than two weeks following their term of office.  For a full summary of this legislation, please click here.    


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