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Change Date Of Regular Special District Elections

Concerning changing regular special district elections to May of each odd-numbered year, and, in connection therewith, adjusting the length of terms served by directors elected in 2020 and 2022 in order to implement the new election schedule.
2018 Regular Session
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

Currently, regular special district elections are held on the Tuesday immediately succeeding the first Monday of May in every even-numbered year. Commencing in 2023, the bill moves such elections to the Tuesday following the first Monday of May in odd-numbered years.

In order to implement the new date on which regular special district elections will be held, section 4 of the bill provides that the directors elected at the special district elections held in 2020 and 2022 will serve 3-year terms.

Section 5 makes a conforming amendment to the 'Rail District Act of 1982', which uses the same election schedule as provided for special district directors.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/15/2018 Signed Act PDF
    03/08/2018 Final Act PDF
    02/27/2018 Rerevised PDF
    02/26/2018 Revised PDF
    02/06/2018 Reengrossed PDF
    02/05/2018 Engrossed PDF
    01/10/2018 Introduced PDF