Under existing law, an individual seeking to run for office is required to file with the Secretary of State, within five days of becoming a candidate, a statement appointing his or her principal campaign committee
This bill would require the certifying official or municipal city clerk, as appropriate, to disqualify the candidate from appearing on the ballot if he or she determines the candidate failed to timely file the statement appointing his or her principal campaign committee
Relating to campaign finance; to amend Section 17-5-4, Code of Alabama 1975, as last amended by Act 2021-314 of the 2021 Regular Session, effective August 1, 2023; to disqualify from appearing on the ballot a candidate who fails to timely file a statement appointing his or her principal campaign committee.
|March 3, 2022||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Constitution, Campaigns and Elections|
|Bill Text||HB444 Alabama 2022 Session - Introduced|