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2011 Senate Bill 204: Revise county commission vacancy detail
  1. Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on March 1, 2011, to eliminate a requirement that a special election must be held when a county commissioner vacancy occurs during an odd numbered year.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on March 1, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 15, 2011, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on January 24, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on January 25, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on January 25, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.