2009 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Senator Colburn
Election Law - General Election to Fill Vacancy in the Office of United States Senator


Altering the process to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; specifying that the individual the Governor appoints to fill the vacancy serves only for a specified period until a successor is elected; providing that the successor to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term be elected at a specified general election; repealing provisions relating to the authority of the Governor to issue a proclamation calling for special elections to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Federal Government
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 8-601 , 8-602 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered