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HB 1855 - Classifies the Office of Prosecuting Attorney as Nonpartisan - Arkansas Key Vote

John Hutchison voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HB 1855

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Classifies the Office of Prosecuting Attorney as Nonpartisan

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Classifies the Office of Prosecuting Attorney as Nonpartisan

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies the office of prosecuting attorney as a nonpartisan office.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the following offices as nonpartisan offices (Sec. 1):
    • Prosecuting attorney;
    • Justice of the Supreme Court;
    • Judge of the Court of Appeals;
    • Circuit judge; and
    • District judge.
  • Requires that candidates for elections of nonpartisan offices be designated as nonpartisan candidates on voting ballots (Sec. 11).
  • Requires the first $100,000 collected annually from filing fees for the office of prosecuting attorney be deposited to the Trial Court Administrative Assistant Fund and the remainder remitted to the Treasurer of State for the Nonpartisan Filing Fee Fund (Sec. 12).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Classifies the Office of Prosecuting Attorney as Nonpartisan

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies the office of prosecuting attorney as a nonpartisan office.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the following offices as nonpartisan offices (Sec. 1):
    • Prosecuting attorney;
    • Justice of the Supreme Court;
    • Judge of the Court of Appeals;
    • Circuit judge; and
    • District judge.
  • Requires that candidates for elections of nonpartisan offices be designated as nonpartisan candidates on voting ballots (Sec. 11).
  • Requires the first $100,000 collected annually from filing fees for the office of prosecuting attorney be deposited to the Trial Court Administrative Assistant Fund and the remainder remitted to the Treasurer of State for the Nonpartisan Filing Fee Fund (Sec. 12).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Classifies the Office of Prosecuting Attorney as Nonpartisan

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Nate Steel (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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