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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.436

Introduced by Representatives Hutchinson of Randolph and French of Randolph

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Elections; local elections; annual meetings; ballot items; public discussion

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to allow for the discussion of ballot items at town meeting.

AN ACT RELATING TO DISCUSSION OF BALLOT ITEMS AT TOWN MEETING

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  17 V.S.A. § 2640(c) is amended to read:

(c)  In a town which starts its annual meeting on any day before the first Tuesday in March and which uses the Australian ballot system, public Public discussion of ballot issues and all other issues appearing in the warning, other than election of candidates, shall be permitted on that day the day of the annual meeting.



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