Bill Text: CA SB157 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Elections: vote by mail ballots.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - Referred to Com. on RLS. [SB157 Detail]

Download: California-2019-SB157-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 157


Introduced by Senator Nielsen

January 23, 2019


An act to amend Section 3001 of the Elections Code, relating to elections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 157, as introduced, Nielsen. Elections: vote by mail ballots.
Existing law requires that the vote by mail ballot be available to any registered voter and requires an application for a vote by mail voter’s ballot to be made in writing to the elections official having jurisdiction over the election between the 29th and the 7th day before the election. Existing law requires any applications received by the elections official before the 29th day to be kept and processed during the application period.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 3001 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

3001.
 Except as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 3200) and Sections 3007.5, 3007.7, and 3007.8, application for a vote by mail voter’s ballot shall be made in writing to the elections official having jurisdiction over the election between the 29th and the 7th day prior to before the election. The application shall be signed by the applicant and shall show his or her the applicant’s place of residence. Any applications Applications received by the elections official prior to before the 29th day before the election shall be kept and processed during the application period.

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