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HB 1250 Electoral boards and general registrars; direction by the State Board and Department of Elections.

Introduced by: Mark D. Sickles | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Electoral boards and general registrars; direction by the State Board and Department of Elections. Provides that the State Board of Elections, through the Department and the Commissioner of Elections, shall coordinate the work of the electoral boards, its members, and the general registrars to ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and rules, regulations, and instructions of the State Board or Department. If it is determined that there has been a failure to comply with such laws or regulations or policies, the State Board, acting through the Commissioner of Elections or his designee, shall establish and implement, with the full cooperation of the electoral board or general registrar, a plan to correct the compliance failure. An official who is found to have negligently failed to comply is required to participate in a retraining program. In the case of a willful failure to comply, the State Board, through the Department and the Commissioner of Elections, is to institute removal proceedings in accordance with current law.


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