Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/11/2001 08:52 AM FIN

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HOUSE BILL NO. 193                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the primary election; and providing                                                                    
     for an effective date."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MIKE TIBBLES,  STAFF, REPRESENTATIVE  WILLIAMS discussed  the                                                                   
committee   substitute   work   draft  22   GH1089\P,   which                                                                   
incorporates a conceptual amendment  adopted by the Committee                                                                   
on April 10, 2001,  contained on line 28, page  3: the day of                                                                   
the primary election [JUNE 1].                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Mulder  noted that the amendment is  consistent with                                                                   
the concerns expressed by the  Department of Law. Individuals                                                                   
would  be able to  file a  petition by  the primary  election                                                                   
day. Mr. Tibbles  observed that the drafter  concurs with the                                                                   
change.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Mulder  reviewed the  fiscal note  by the  Office of                                                                   
the Lieutenant  Governor: $5.2  thousand dollars in  FY02 and                                                                   
$269.5 thousand dollars in FY03.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Mulder  MOVED  to  report CSHB  193  (FIN)  out  of                                                                   
Committee with  the accompanying fiscal note.  There being NO                                                                   
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB  193 (FIN)  was REPORTED  out  of Committee  with a  "do                                                                   
pass" recommendation  and with  a new  fiscal impact  note by                                                                   
the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.                                                                                          

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