Wednesday, August 27, 2014

HB 25 - Elections

General Bill   by Rouson (CO-SPONSORS) Berman; Campbell; Danish; Dudley; Lee; Powell; Pritchett; Rader; Rogers; Stewart; Watson, C.
Elections: Revises provisions regulating third-party voter registration organizations; reduces time that candidate must not have been registered member or candidate for nomination for any other political party before qualifying for office; permits elector to vote regular ballot at polling place in precinct to which he or she has moved by completing affirmation; deletes requirement that elector's change of residence must occur within same county for elector to vote in new precinct; deletes authorization for placement of full text of proposed constitutional amendment or revision on ballot; requires court to remove proposed amendment from ballot once all ballot statements are determined to be defective & all appeals are exhausted; deletes authority for Attorney General to revise ballot title or summary; deletes legal presumption for ballot statement; expands list of available early voting sites; provides requirements for determining number of early voting sites; increases number of days & hours for early voting; increases evidence that circuit court may consider when reviewing canvassing board's decision concerning legality of absentee ballot that involves elector's signature.
Effective Date: January 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Ethics & Elections Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57) on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Ethics & Elections Subcommittee
    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
    -   Appropriations Committee
    -   State Affairs Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 388 Elections Identical
HB 397 Constitutional Amendments Compare
HB 449 Early Voting Compare
HB 1045 Elections Compare
HB 1259 Elections Compare
CS/HB 7013 Elections Compare
SB 80 Elections Compare
SB 82 Early Voting Compare
SB 176 Elections Compare
CS/CS/CS/SB 600 Elections Compare
SB 668 Constitutional Amendments Compare
SB 782 Early Voting Compare
SB 888 Elections Compare
SB 1198 Elections Compare

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Ethics & Elections Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57) Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM Ethics & Elections Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Ethics & Elections Subcommittee Friday, January 11, 2013 3:34 PM Ethics & Elections Subcommittee
Referred to State Affairs Committee Friday, January 11, 2013 3:34 PM State Affairs Committee
Referred to Appropriations Committee Friday, January 11, 2013 3:34 PM Appropriations Committee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Friday, January 11, 2013 3:34 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Ethics & Elections Subcommittee Friday, January 11, 2013 3:34 PM Ethics & Elections Subcommittee
Filed Thursday, December 06, 2012 4:09 PM Rouson

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

97.0575
99.021
101.045
101.161
101.657
102.168
 

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