HI SB247 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - Referred to JDC, WAM.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Enacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers, with a minimum of two on each island with a population over 75,000, that would remain open from the tenth business day preceding an election through the day of the election to receive personal delivery of mail-in ballots, accommodate voters with special needs, offer same day registration and voting, and provide other election services. Allows for additional places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election by mail program. Requires the office of elections to submit a report to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular session from 2020 through 2025, regarding the implementation of a vote by mail system. Takes effect on 1/1/2020.

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Title

Relating To Elections.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22SenateReferred to JDC, WAM.
2019-01-18SenatePassed First Reading.
2019-01-18SenateIntroduced.

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