Bill Text: AZ HB2021 | 2019 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Ballot measures; online signature submittal

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A) 2018-12-28 - Prefile [HB2021 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2019-HB2021-Introduced.html



PREFILED    DEC 28 2018

REFERENCE TITLE: ballot measures; online signature submittal





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

First Regular Session





HB 2021


Introduced by

Representative Finchem





amending title 19, chapter 1, article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 19-112.01; relating to initiative and referendum.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 19, chapter 1, article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 19-112.01, to read:

START_STATUTE19-112.01.  Secure online signature collection; statewide initiative and referendum petitions

A.  Notwithstanding any other statute in this title, the secretary of state shall provide a system for qualified electors to sign a petition for an initiative or referendum by way of a secure internet portal.  The system shall allow only those qualified electors who are eligible to sign an initiative petition or a referendum petition to do so and shall provide a method for the qualified elector's identity to be properly verified.

B.  This section applies only to statewide initiative and referendum petitions. END_STATUTE