DE HB73 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-1)
Status: Engrossed on April 11 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Defeated By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 8 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act is a first leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General Assembly shall enact general laws providing the circumstances, rules, and procedures for absentee voting.

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An Act Proposing An Amendment To Article V Of The Delaware Constitution Relating To Voting.


Roll Calls

2019-07-01 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 11 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2019-04-11 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 38 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-01 Defeated By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 8 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
2019-06-05 Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2019-04-11 Assigned to Executive Committee in Senate
2019-04-11 Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 NO
2019-03-20 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
2019-03-12 Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

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