Bill Text: AZ HB2077 | 2022 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Candidates; school; local; electronic signatures

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-0)

Status: (N/A) 2022-01-10 - Prefile [HB2077 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2022-HB2077-Introduced.html

 

 

PREFILED    JAN 10 2022

REFERENCE TITLE: candidates; school; local; electronic signatures

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2022

 

 

 

HB 2077

 

Introduced by

Representatives Pawlik: Butler, Chávez, Dalessandro, Epstein, Hernandez A, Hernandez D, Hernandez M, Jermaine, Longdon, Powers Hannley, Schwiebert, Shah, Sierra, Solorio, Senators Bowie, Marsh

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending section 16-317, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to nominating procedures.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


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

Section 1. Section 16-317, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE16-317. Secure online signature collection; municipal, county, school, local and precinct committeeman offices

A. Notwithstanding any other statute in this title, the secretary of state shall provide a system for qualified electors to sign a nomination petition for candidates for city or town office, county office, school district office, any office for which the county administers the election and the office of precinct committeeman by way of a secure internet portal. The system shall allow only those qualified electors who are eligible to sign a petition for a particular candidate to sign the petition, shall provide a method for the qualified elector's identity to be properly verified and shall provide for the secretary of state to transmit those filings or a facsimile of those filings to the officer in charge of elections for the appropriate office. A candidate may choose to collect up to the minimum number of required nomination petition signatures by use of the online signature collection system prescribed by this section.

B. This section applies only to candidates for city or town elected office, county office, school district office, any office for which a county administers the election and the office of precinct committeeman. END_STATUTE

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