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CS/CS/SB 1372 (2020) -  Elections

by Judiciary and Ethics and Elections and Brandes
Deleting a provision that prohibits the use of an address appearing on identification presented by an elector at the polls as a basis to confirm an elector’s legal residence; revising requirements for eligibility to serve as a poll watcher; revising the timeframes for conducting public preelection testing of automatic tabulating equipment; prohibiting a person from providing, offering to provide, or accepting a pecuniary or other benefit in exchange for distributing, ordering, requesting, collecting, delivering, or otherwise physically possessing any vote-by-mail ballot, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2020
Last Event: 03/14/20 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1005 (Ch. 2020-109) on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Ethics and Elections
    • On agenda for: 02/03/20 4:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 1
  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 02/19/20 1:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 3   Nays 2
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 03/02/20 12:00 PM

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 883168 , Rules, Brandes Date Filed: 02/28/20, Line#: 0
    • AA 870312 , Rules, Rodriguez Date Filed: 03/01/20, Line#: 22 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/02/2020 01:12 PM
    • AA 626332 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 02/28/20, Line#: 139
    • AA 194602 , Rules, Brandes Date Filed: 03/02/20, Line#: 158
    • 885904 , Judiciary, Brandes Date Filed: 02/18/20, Line#: 176 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/20/2020 02:56 PM
    • 169522 , Ethics and Elections, Brandes Date Filed: 01/31/20, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/04/2020 11:34 AM
    • AA 402364 , Ethics and Elections, Brandes Date Filed: 02/03/20, Line#: 22 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/04/2020 11:34 AM
    • AA 807962 , Ethics and Elections, Brandes Date Filed: 02/03/20, Line#: 130 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/04/2020 11:34 AM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 2/28/2020 12:23:04 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/20/2020 2:56:09 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/18/2020 1:51:16 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Ethics and Elections 2/11/2020 1:53:40 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Ethics and Elections 1/31/2020 3:44:49 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1005 (Ch. 2020-109) Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 351 Time: 02/26/2020 - 6:33 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c2
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered Time: 02/26/2020 - 5:42 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 02/21/2020 - 10:48 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/20/2020 - 3:02 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 346 Time: 02/19/2020 - 4:20 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building Time: 02/14/2020 - 4:33 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 248 Time: 02/06/2020 - 3:31 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: c1
Event: S Now in Judiciary Time: 02/06/2020 - 8:33 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/05/2020 - 1:19 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 240 Time: 02/03/2020 - 6:03 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/03/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/29/2020 - 3:57 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 101 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 101 Time: 01/13/2020 - 1:10 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/03/2020 - 11:21 AM Member: Committee: Version: __