Bill Text: MS SB2590 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Political parties; require interim officers for registration purposes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2021-02-11 - Died On Calendar [SB2590 Detail]

Download: Mississippi-2021-SB2590-Introduced.html

MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

2021 Regular Session

To: Elections

By: Senator(s) Tate

Senate Bill 2590

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-1053, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE POLITICAL PARTIES THAT SEEK REGISTRATION IN MISSISSIPPI TO SELECT INTERIM OFFICERS TO FULFILL THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARTICLE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

     BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

     SECTION 1.  Section 23-15-1053, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:

     23-15-1053.  Subject to federal law and national party rules:

          (a)  Any political party not registered in Mississippi that seeks registration shall select an interim chair and secretary to fulfill the registration requirements of this article.  After the initial registration under section 23-15-1059(1), the party shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (b) and take any other action to comply with this article.

          (b) * * *Subject to federal law and national party rules,  The State Executive Committee of each political party shall determine the method and procedures for the selection of county executive committees and the State Executive Committees.  The State Executive Committee of the political party shall establish procedures for the selection of county and State Executive Committees at least ninety (90) days before the implementation of the procedures.  A copy of any rule or regulation adopted by the State Executive Committee shall be sent to the Secretary of State within seven (7) days after its adoption to become a public record.

     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2021.


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