Election Fraud Ombudsman, Office of the; established. (HB468)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

Office of the Election Fraud Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Election Fraud Ombudsman (the Office) within the Department of Elections, headed by the election fraud ombudsman, appointed by the Commissioner of Elections. The bill requires the Office to receive and investigate complaints of violations of Title 24.2 (Elections) and to cooperate with the appropriate enforcement authority to ensure enforcement of the election laws. The Office of the Attorney General retains its authority to enforce and prosecute violations of the election laws. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2020Committee
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103517D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Gubernatorial Appointments
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB468)
01/31/2020Stricken from docket by Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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