CS/CS/SB 524 -  Election Administration

by Appropriations and Ethics and Elections and Hutson
Requiring the Secretary of State to notify the Attorney General if signatures required for an initiative petition are no longer valid; creating the Office of Election Crimes and Security within the Department of State; revising the frequency with which supervisors of elections must conduct a registration list maintenance program; requiring the Department of State to identify deceased registered voters using information received by specified agencies; requiring specified individuals observing the ballot duplication process to sign a specified affidavit acknowledging certain criminal penalties, etc.
Effective Date: 04/25/2022 except as otherwise provided
Last Event: 04/26/22 Chapter No. 2022-73 on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 7:27 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Ethics and Elections
    • On agenda for: 02/01/22 3:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 3
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/24/22 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 12   Nays 8

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 877031 , Campbell Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 207 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:12 PM
    • 854059 , Valdés Date Filed: 03/07/22, Line#: 227 House: Withdrawn 03/08/2022 09:13 PM
    • 242157 , Thompson Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 257 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:29 PM
    • 104691 , Davis Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 330 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:21 PM
    • 433581 , Woodson Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 330 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:31 PM
    • 241923 , Benjamin Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 331 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:38 PM
    • 047577 , Robinson, F. Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 339 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:40 PM
    • 167227 , Valdés Date Filed: 03/07/22, Line#: 596 House: Withdrawn 03/08/2022 08:57 AM
    • 219537 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 596 House: Withdrawn 03/08/2022 09:41 PM
    • 428229 , Hinson Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 1074 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:45 PM
    • 744331 , Davis Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 1077 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:48 PM
    • 555115 , Williams Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 1178 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:50 PM
    • 369619 , Arrington Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 1220 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:54 PM
    • 646597 , McCurdy Date Filed: 03/08/22, Line#: 1224 House: Failed 03/08/2022 09:59 PM
    • 812472 , Berman Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 156 Senate: Failed 3/3/2022 2:10:09 PM
    • 254940 , Jones Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 156 Senate: Failed 3/3/2022 2:12:53 PM
    • 911450 , Farmer Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 207 Senate: Failed 3/3/2022 2:15:21 PM
    • 203418 , Hutson Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 223 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 2:22:28 PM
    • AA 584490 , Hutson Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 745 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 2:21:49 PM
    • AA 599730 , Hutson Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 753 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 2:20:55 PM
    • 576742 , Jones Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 942 Senate: Failed 3/3/2022 2:24:39 PM
    • 824268 , Appropriations, Hutson Date Filed: 02/22/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2022 07:04 PM
    • AA 388610 , Appropriations, Hutson Date Filed: 02/23/22, Line#: 594 Senate(c): Withdrawn 02/25/2022 07:04 PM
    • 502578 , Ethics and Elections Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 514084 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 164 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 222336 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 175 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 311326 , Ethics and Elections, Berman Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 176 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 503654 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 234 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 281752 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 512 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 253076 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 579 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM
    • 350932 , Ethics and Elections, Taddeo Date Filed: 02/01/22, Line#: 1073 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/02/2022 03:36 PM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Appropriations 2/28/2022 11:10:41 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Appropriations 2/23/2022 9:07:06 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Ethics and Elections 2/3/2022 11:55:35 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Ethics and Elections 1/31/2022 3:34:18 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Ethics and Elections 1/31/2022 3:11:25 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/04/2022 07:48 PM   Yeas: 24 Nays: 14 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 42] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/09/2022 07:00 PM   Yeas: 76 Nays: 41 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 838] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2022-73 Time: 04/26/2022 - 7:27 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 04/25/2022 - 4:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 04/25/2022 - 2:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/09/2022 - 7:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Ordered enrolled -SJ 814 Time: 03/09/2022 - 7:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 76, NAYS 41 Time: 03/09/2022 - 7:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/09/2022 - 4:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/08/2022 - 11:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 646597 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 369619 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:54 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 555115 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 744331 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 428229 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 219537 withdrawn Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 047577 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 241923 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 433581 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 242157 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 242157 No Action Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 104691 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 242157 temporarily postponed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 854059 withdrawn Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 877031 Failed Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/08/2022 - 7:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 167227 withdrawn Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:57 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 433581 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 047577 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:28 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 104691 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:24 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 241923 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:23 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 242157 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:20 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 428229 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:14 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 646597 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:13 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 219537 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:11 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 555115 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 8:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 877031 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 7:49 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 369619 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 7:48 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 744331 filed Time: 03/08/2022 - 7:47 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 167227 filed Time: 03/07/2022 - 11:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 854059 filed Time: 03/07/2022 - 11:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2022 - 6:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022) Time: 03/07/2022 - 4:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 03/07/2022 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/04/2022 - 7:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed as amended; YEAS 24 NAYS 14 -SJ 686 Time: 03/04/2022 - 7:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 685 Time: 03/04/2022 - 7:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/03/2022 - 4:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Ordered engrossed Time: 03/03/2022 - 4:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (203418) -SJ 560 Time: 03/03/2022 - 2:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Amendment(s) failed (254940, 576742, 812472, 911450) -SJ 552, 553, 560 Time: 03/03/2022 - 2:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 551 Time: 03/03/2022 - 2:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591 Time: 03/01/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 454 Time: 02/28/2022 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 02/28/2022 - 2:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/28/2022 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 8 -SJ 454 Time: 02/24/2022 - 2:37 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/24/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/21/2022 - 2:17 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 346 Time: 02/09/2022 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 02/03/2022 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 352 Time: 02/03/2022 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Original reference(s) removed: Community Affairs; Rules Time: 02/03/2022 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/03/2022 - 4:21 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: c1
Event: S CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 344 Time: 02/01/2022 - 6:41 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/01/22, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building Time: 01/27/2022 - 1:46 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 31 Time: 01/11/2022 - 11:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 31 Time: 11/03/2021 - 3:08 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/18/2021 - 11:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: __