SB312 SFAT Carmichael 3-14

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            Senator Carmichael moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

            Eng. Senate Bill No. 312--A Bill to amend and reenact §3-8-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating generally to disqualification of nominees for general election due to failure to file campaign finance statements; providing that candidates who fail to file campaign finance statements by the eighty-fourth day before the general election are disqualified; clarifying that disqualification under this section would create ballot vacancy and permit replacement of candidate on ballot; permitting replacement of candidate on ballot; defining terms; and authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate legislative rules concerning providing written notice to candidate prior to his or her disqualification.