SB255 SFAT Palumbo 3-15

Baker 7816

 

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

Eng. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill 255--A Bill to amend and reenact 3-10-3, 3-10-5 and 3-10-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating generally to vacancies in elected office; requiring vacancies in offices of Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Commissioner of Agriculture, or other office created or made elective to be filled by voters of entire state, to be filled by the Governor with a person from the same political party with which the person holding the office immediately preceding the vacancy was affiliated at the time of his or her election or, if not elected, at the time of his or her appointment; setting requirements for party executive committees to submit qualified names for vacancies in said offices; providing for circumstances where party executive committees do not so act; requiring vacancies created in state Legislature to be filled by the Governor with a person from the same political party with which the person holding the office immediately preceding the vacancy was affiliated at the time of his or her election or, if not elected, at the time of his or her appointment; setting requirements for party executive committees to submit qualified names for vacancies in the Legislature; providing for circumstances where party executive committees do not so act; requiring vacancies in offices of county commissioner or clerk of the county commission to be filled with person of the same political party with which the person holding the office immediately preceding the vacancy was affiliated at the time of his or her election or, if not elected, at the time of his or her appointment; providing process for vacancy on county commission or clerk of the county commission to be filled by the county commission itself; providing process for vacancy on county commission to be filled if county commission fails to fill the vacancy by itself; requiring the Governor fill vacancies on county commission when no quorum on county commission with a person from the same political party with which the person holding the office immediately preceding the vacancy was affiliated at the time of his or her election or, if not elected, at the time of his or her appointment; setting requirements for party executive committees to submit qualified names for county commission vacancies that must be filled by the Governor; providing for circumstances where party executive committees do not so act; ensuring county commission appointments are subject to time periods set forth in section one of the article; and making technical corrections.

 

 

 

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