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SB 0218 - Vacation of Office; suspension of compensation for certain public officers who are suspended because of indictment for a felony; provide

Tracking Level: Watch
Sponsor: Larry Walker
Last Action: 4/4/2022 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Lost
Senate Committee: Government Oversight
House Committee: Judiciary

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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SUMMARY:  LC 28 0335S

NOTE: The original bill was amended to add another bill on prosecuting attorneys.  The relevant section is section 2. 

Public officials suspended due to indictment for a felony would have their compensation suspended also.  If reinstated to office, he/she would be entitled to receive any withheld compensation.  This statute applies to a number of officials, including school board members and superintendents. 



July 1, 2021 

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