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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 487
Elections; primaries; voting; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elections and primaries generally, so as to provide that the candidate who receives the most votes in a primary, special primary, election, or special election, other than a municipal primary, municipal special primary, municipal election, or municipal special election shall be nominated or elected, provided that the votes for such candidate exceed 45 percent of the total votes cast in that contest in the primary, special primary, election, or special election; to provide a definition; to change the date of the presidential preference primary in Georgia; to change the date by which the parties must submit names to the Secretary of State for inclusion on the ballot and the date on which the Secretary of State shall publish such list of names; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Taken from Table
Apr/19/2007 - Senate Tabled
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/20/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/20/2007 - House Third Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2007 - House Hopper
3/20/2007 Modified Structured Rule; 3/20/2007 Passed House by Rules Committee Substitute; 4/19/2007 Tabled in Senate; 4/20/2007 Removed from Table in Senate
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #453Yea(47)Nay(2)NV(3)
Mar/20/2007 - House Vote #169Yea(154)Nay(11)NV(9)
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