MS HB1212 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 7-1-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Where The Governor Has Not Reported To The Senate An Appointment Made To An Office By The Time Prescribed In This Section, The Governor's Authority To Fill That Office Shall Be Extinguished And Annulled From And After That Date, And The Lieutenant Governor Shall Have The Authority To Make The Appointment To That Office Instead Of The Governor; To Provide That If The Lieutenant Governor Does Not Make The Appointment To An Office As Required By This Section, The Office Shall Be Vacant Until The Next Session Of The Legislature, At Which Time The Governor's Authority To Make An Appointment To That Office Shall Be Revived; And For Related Purposes.

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Governor; if appointments to offices not timely reported to Senate, Lt. Governor has authority to make the appointments.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

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