MS SB2299 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Mississippi Recall Act Of 2023 To Provide A Procedure For The Recall Of State Officials, Members Of The Legislature And Local Elected Officials; To Provide Definitions; To Prescribe Those Officials Subject To Recall; To Prescribe The Number Of Electors Needed To Demand A Recall; To Provide For The Application For And Time Of Filing A Recall Petition By Sponsors; To Provide A Form For The Recall Petition; To Prescribe Those Electors Eligible To Sign A Recall Petition And A Procedure For The Verification Of Signatures; To Prohibit Certain Persons From Circulating A Petition Or Application; To Provide For The Determination Of Legal Sufficiency Of A Petition By The Local Board Of Election Commissioners; To Provide For The Manner Of Conducting A Recall Election; To Provide For The Filing Of Subsequent Recall Petitions Following A Recall Election Or Denial Of Recall Petition; To Require The Secretary Of State To Print The Application Forms And Petition Forms And Distribute The Forms To The Boards Of Election Commissioners; To Authorize The State Board Of Election Commissioners To Promulgate Regulations To Implement This Act; To Authorize An Application To The Circuit Court To Compel Compliance With Recall Procedures; To Prohibit Giving Or Receiving Money To Sign Petitions Or Affidavits For Recall And Other Recall Infractions, And To Provide Criminal Penalties Therefor; To Repeal Sections 25-5-3 Through 25-5-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provide A Recall Procedure For Local Officials Pursuant To Petition And Election; And For Related Purposes.

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Mississippi Recall Act of 2023; enact.



2023-01-31SenateDied In Committee
2023-01-16SenateReferred To Elections;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

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