HI HB291 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-23 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 2
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Requires elections by mail, beginning first with certain counties in the 2018 primary election, until the 2022 primary elections, when all elections are to be by mail. Clarifies the election laws to provide for elections by mail, including defining "absentee voting" and "election by mail", and stating how absentee ballots are to be prepared for counting and how and when the ballots are counted.

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Relating To Elections.



2017-01-23HouseReferred to JUD, referral sheet 2
2017-01-23HousePass First Reading
2017-01-20HousePending introduction.


Hawaii State Sources

Bill Comments 750