FL S0184 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 22 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-05-22 - Chapter No. 2015-40
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Authorizing absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters to use the federal write-in absentee ballot in any state or local election; prohibiting the supervisor of elections from canvassing federal write-in absentee ballots from overseas voters in certain elections until 10 days after the date of the election; revising minimum requirements for Department of State rules used to determine what constitutes a valid vote on a federal write-in absentee ballot, etc.

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Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot


Roll Calls

2015-04-22 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#212 (Y: 118 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-04-02 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#3 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2015-05-22 Chapter No. 2015-40
2015-05-21 Approved by Governor
2015-05-07 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-04-22SenateOrdered enrolled
2015-04-22HousePassed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0
2015-04-22HouseRead 3rd time
2015-04-21HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-21HouseRead 2nd time
2015-04-21HouseSubstituted for HB 109
2015-04-17HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/15
2015-04-17HouseReferred to Calendar
2015-04-08HouseIn Messages
2015-04-02SenatePassed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2015-04-02SenateRead 3rd time
2015-04-01SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-01SenateRead 2nd time
2015-03-26SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/15
2015-03-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-03-26SenateFavorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
2015-03-23SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2015-03-17SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2015-03-17SenateFavorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2015-03-12SenateOn Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/17/15, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2015-03-11SenateNow in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security
2015-03-10SenateFavorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2015-03-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/10/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2015-01-08SenateReferred to Ethics and Elections; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H0109 (Same As) 2015-04-21 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 184 (Ch. 2015-40)
H1161 (Similar To) 2015-04-28 - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 184 (Ch. 2015-40), CS/CS/SB 228 (Ch. 2015-36)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1016952Amended CodeSee Bill Text
102166Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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