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HB 1474 - 2013-14
Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.
Sponsors: Pedersen, Rodne, Goodman, Buys, Hunt, S., Hunter, Hudgins, Carlyle, Fey, Pollet
Bill History

2013 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 28
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 13
Public hearing in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
GOE - Executive action taken by committee.
GOE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 21
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 7
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Governmental Operations. (View Original Bill)
Mar 19
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 1
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
GOV - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Apr 2
Referred to Ways & Means.
Apr 8
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:45 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 9
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 15
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 17
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 37; nays, 9; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 22
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 95; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 23
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 24
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 25
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 7
Governor signed.
Chapter 143, 2013 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2013.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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