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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 917
Office of State Election Administration; create
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide for the creation of an Office of State Election Administration; to provide for a chief election officer to replace the State Election Board and the Secretary of State in the administration of election laws; to provide for selection, powers and duties, and compensation of the chief election officer; to provide for staffing; to provide for certain limitations on the chief election officer and employees of the Office State Election Administration; to provide for an advisory group to assist the chief election officer; to provide for its composition and duties; to provide for the confidentiality of certain records and the availability of other records; to provide for election observers; to conform existing laws; to provide for related matters; to provide effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Jan/17/2008 - House First Readers
Jan/16/2008 - House Hopper
Dec/27/2007 - House Prefiled
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