HB 2397 Candidates; petition signature requirements in certain towns.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Candidate petitions; signature requirements for candidates in certain towns. Requires petitions for candidates for the governing body or elected school board of towns to contain a minimum of (i) 125 signatures of qualified voters in towns with more than 3,500 registered voters and (ii) 50 signatures of qualified voters in towns with at least 1,500 but not more than 3,500 registered voters. No candidate petition is required for local offices in towns with fewer than 1,500 registered voters.

Full text:
01/18/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104102D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104786D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/21/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2397ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)  pdf

Status:
01/18/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104102D
01/18/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104786D-H1
01/30/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Read second time
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104786D-H1
01/31/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2397H1
02/01/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/17  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Enrolled
02/21/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2397ER)
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 355 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)