Presidential primary; moves date to first Tuesday in March. (SB1246)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Presidential primary.  Moves the presidential primary date from the second Tuesday in February to the first Tuesday in March. The bill retains the first Tuesday in March as the primary date before the May general election.

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Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103622D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1246)
01/25/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2011Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read second time
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/15/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Enrolled
02/18/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1246ER)
02/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1246ER)
02/18/2011Signed by Speaker
02/21/2011Signed by President
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 584 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0584)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.