MS HB1306 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 28 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-28 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 23-15-211, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Duties Of The State Board Of Election Commissioners To Remove The Duty Of The Board To Remove The Names Of Candidates From The Ballot For Failure To Comply With Campaign Finance Filing Requirements; To Amend Section 23-15-811, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That No Person Shall Be Qualified To Appear On The Ballot If, By The Time The Candidate Is Approved To Appear On The Ballot For The Office Sought, He Or She Has Failed To File All Reports Required To Be Filed Within The Last Five Years; To Amend Section 23-15-807, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Candidates For Judicial Office Shall Not Be Required To File An Annual Report In An Election Year But Shall File One In Other Years; To Amend Section 23-15-753, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide A Penalty For Any Person Who Fraudulently Requests Or Submits An Absentee Ballot Application For Any Voter; And For Related Purposes.

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Elections; revise certain provisions about names of candidates appearing on the ballot, judicial candidate's annual report and fraudulent absentee voter applications.


Roll Calls

2023-03-15 - House - House Concurred in Amend From Senate (Y: 73 N: 38 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-07 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - House - House Passed (Y: 101 N: 14 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-28 Approved by Governor
2023-03-23SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-23HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-21HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2023-03-15HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Clark, Wallace, Eubanks)
2023-03-15HouseConcurred in Amend From Senate
2023-03-09SenateReturned For Concurrence
2023-03-07SenatePassed As Amended
2023-02-27SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2023-02-13SenateReferred To Elections
2023-02-09HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-02-07HouseRead the Third Time
2023-01-30HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2315211Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315753Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315807Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315811Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments