CA SB235 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on October 5 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-10-05 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 512, Statutes of 2017.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


An act to amend Section 13107 of the Elections Code, relating to elections.

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Elections: ballot designation requirements.


Roll Calls

2017-09-15 - Senate - Unfinished Business SB235 Allen Concurrence (Y: 34 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-14 - Assembly - SB 235 Allen Senate Third Reading By CUNNINGHAM (Y: 69 N: 7 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-07-18 - Assembly - Do pass (Y: 10 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-28 - Assembly - Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on [Judiciary] (Y: 6 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-22 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading SB235 Allen (Y: 34 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-09 - Senate - Do pass as amended (Y: 6 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-02 - Senate - Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Judiciary] (Y: 4 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-10-05 Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 512, Statutes of 2017.
2017-10-05 Approved by the Governor.
2017-09-22SenateEnrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
2017-09-15SenateAssembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 34. Noes 4. Page 2993.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
2017-09-15SenateIn Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
2017-09-14AssemblyRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 69. Noes 7. Page 3399.) Ordered to the Senate.
2017-09-08AssemblyOrdered to third reading.
2017-09-08AssemblyRead third time and amended.
2017-07-19AssemblyRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2017-07-18AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass. (Ayes 10. Noes 1.) (July 18).
2017-06-29AssemblyRead second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
2017-06-28AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 6. Noes 1.) (June 28).
2017-06-01AssemblyReferred to Coms. on E. & R. and JUD.
2017-05-23AssemblyIn Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
2017-05-22SenateRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 34. Noes 1. Page 1133.) Ordered to the Assembly.
2017-05-16SenatePublished May 16 at 9 p.m.
2017-05-16SenateRead second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
2017-05-15SenateFrom committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 6. Noes 1. Page 1020.) (May 9).
2017-05-04SenateSet for hearing May 9.
2017-05-02SenateFrom committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 4. Noes 1. Page 929.) (May 2). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
2017-04-25SenateSet for hearing May 2.
2017-04-05SenateRe-referred to Coms. on E. & C.A. and JUD.
2017-03-29SenateRe-referred to Com. on RLS.
2017-03-29SenateWithdrawn from committee.
2017-03-28SenateFrom committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
2017-02-16SenateReferred to Com. on N.R. & W.
2017-02-07SenateFrom printer. May be acted upon on or after March 9.
2017-02-06SenateIntroduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Code Citations

ChapterSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Elections Code13107Amended CodeCitation Text
Public Resources Code30534Amended CodeCitation Text

California State Sources

Bill Comments 750