H.B. No. 5540
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN AUTHORITY OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE.

To (1) eliminate the presumption that the Secretary of the State's declaratory rulings, opinions, instructions and orders correctly interpret and effectuate the administration of elections and primaries, (2) require that any such declaratory ruling, opinion, instruction or order be submitted for review and approval by the legislative branch, and (3) eliminate the ability of the Secretary to apply to the Judicial Branch for enforcement of certain orders issued by the Secretary.

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Government Administration and Elections Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/19/2021Public Hearing 03/24
 3/18/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
 3/17/2021Drafted by Committee
 2/10/2021(GAE)Vote to Draft
 1/26/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

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