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Bill Detail: HB23-1206

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Title County Sheriffs And District Attorneys
Status Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (04/20/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Elections & Redistricting
  • Local Government
House Sponsors R. Marshall (D)
Senate Sponsors N. Hinrichsen (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 02/17/2023

The bill requires a county sheriff in a county with a population of
25,000 or more to possess a bachelor's degree or higher in criminal justice
or a related field.
The bill requires candidates for the offices of county sheriff and
district attorney to petition onto the ballot and prevents those candidates
from being nominated as a candidate for a primary process election.
Relatedly, the bill also prevents a ballot from listing the political
affiliation of candidates for the offices of county sheriff and district
attorney and excludes county sheriffs and district attorneys from party
Lastly, the bill prohibits county sheriff's office employees from
participating in specified political activities.

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