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DIVISION 7. POLITICAL PARTY ORGANIZATION AND CENTRAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS [7000 - 7928]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. REPUBLICAN PARTY [7250 - 7470]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7400 - 7470]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 4. General Business [7440 - 7444]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

7440.
  

A committee shall have charge of the party campaign under general direction of the state central committee or of the executive committee selected by the state central committee.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

7441.
  

(a) At the first meeting, a committee shall organize by selecting a chairperson, a secretary, and any other officers and committees as it deems necessary for carrying on the affairs of this party.

(b) The members of the central committee shall assume office and hold their first meeting during the month of December or January following a general election. A member shall hold office for a two-year term commencing with that first meeting held in December or January following a general election.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 494, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2001.)

7442.
  

A committee may make rules and regulations providing for any of the following:

(a) How officers of the committee may be removed.

(b) How meetings may be called, and any provisions so made shall supersede anything in this chapter to the contrary.

(c) Whether or not proxies may be used and the conditions under which they may be used.

Any rule adopted prior to statutory authorization by any county central committee by majority vote of the members elected to the committee is hereby validated and made of the same effect as if subsequently adopted.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

7443.
  

The committees shall perform any other duties and services for this political party as seem to be for the benefit of the party. Members of a county central committee may serve after the expiration date of their terms until the election, or the selection pursuant to Section 7425, and qualification of the new members replacing them on the county central committees.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 12. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7444.
  

If the chairperson of a committee refuses to call a meeting, a meeting may be called upon five days’ notice by a majority of the members of the committee.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 8, Sec. 8. (AB 1200) Effective March 8, 2012.)

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