Bill Text: AZ SCR1042 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Conduct of elections; voters' rights

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-04 - Senate read second time [SCR1042 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-SCR1042-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: conduct of elections; voters' rights

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

2021

 

 

SCR 1042

 

Introduced by

Senators Quezada: Mendez

 

 

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

 

enacting and ordering the submission to the people of a measure relating to the conduct of elections.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Arizona, the House of Representatives concurring:

1. Under the power of the referendum, as vested in the Legislature, the following measure, relating to the conduct of elections, is enacted to become valid as a law if approved by the voters and on proclamation of the Governor:

AN ACT

amending title 16, chapter 4, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 16-410.01; relating to the conduct of elections.

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

Section 1. Title 16, chapter 4, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 16-410.01, to read:

START_STATUTE16-410.01. Voters' bill of rights

The voters in this state have the right to:

1. Register to vote without facing unnecessary barriers.

2. Participate in fair elections in which elected officials are not choosing their own voters.

3. Vote by mail or in person and know that their votes will count.

4. Have equal access to the ballot no matter where in this state they live, what language they speak or what PHYSICAL abilities they possess.

5. Propose and enact laws when elected officials fail to act.

6. Know that when they elect someone, the elected official will work for the voters, not donors or lobbyists. END_STATUTE

2. The Secretary of State shall submit this proposition to the voters at the next general election as provided by article IV, part 1, section 1, Constitution of Arizona.

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