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  H.B. No. 1265
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the information about certain candidates required to be
  filed with the secretary of state.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 172.029(a), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  For each general primary election, the state chair and
  each county chair shall prepare a list containing:
               (1)  the name of each candidate who files an
  application for a place on the ballot with the chair, as the name is
  to appear on the ballot;
               (2)  [, and containing] the candidate's address as
  shown on the application; and
               (3)  the date on which the candidate filed the
  application.
         SECTION 2.  Section 181.032(b), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  Not later than the 10th day after the date of the filing
  deadline prescribed by Section 181.033, the authority with whom an
  application is filed shall deliver to the secretary of state a list
  containing:
               (1)  each candidate's name;
               (2)  each candidate's [and] residence address;
               (3)  [and] the office sought by the candidate; and
               (4)  the date on which the candidate filed the
  application.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2009.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1265 was passed by the House on April
  9, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 148, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1265 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor