IN HB1178 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Engrossed on February 23 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-03-27 - Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Voter registration opportunity for all motor vehicle transactions. Provides that when an individual transacts business with a license branch, other than for a motor vehicle driver's license, permit, or identification card, the license branch employee assisting the individual shall ask the individual whether the individual wants to register to vote or change the individual's voter registration record. Provides that, if the individual is provided with a paper voter registration application form by the license branch employee, the individual, rather than the license branch, is responsible for filing the form with the appropriate county voter registration office.

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Title

Voter registration opportunity for all motor vehicle transactions. Provides that when an individual transacts business with a license branch, other than for a motor vehicle driver's license, permit, or identification card, the license branch employee assisting the individual shall ask the individual whether the individual wants to register to vote or change the individual's voter registration record. Provides that, if the individual is provided with a paper voter registration application form by the license branch employee, the individual, rather than the license branch, is responsible for filing the form with the appropriate county voter registration office.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2017-03-27 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-22 - House of Representatives - House - Third reading (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2017-02-15 - House of Representatives - House - Committee Vote (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2017-03-27SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2017-02-27SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Elections
2017-02-23HouseReferred to the Senate
2017-02-22HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Becker, Ford and Niezgodski
2017-02-22HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 197: yeas 94, nays 0
2017-02-21HouseAmendment #1 (Smith M) prevailed; voice vote
2017-02-21HouseSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2017-02-16HouseRepresentatives Smith, M., Richardson, Judy added as coauthors
2017-02-16HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2017-01-09HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Elections and Apportionment
2017-01-09HouseAuthored by Representative Kersey

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/bills/house/1178/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/1/d/f/41df81b1/HB1178.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/3/0/1/4301af54/HB1178.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/5/1/e/a51e4554/HB1178.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/7/7/a/377a99ec/HB1178.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/8/b/c/f/8bcf7fb1/HB1178.03.ENGH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/f/0/d/cf0d9602/HB1178.03.ENGH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/1/7/0/b170ac0a/HB1178.04.COMS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/2/6/d/926d4d69/HB1178.01.INTR.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/e/8/2/4e82d9a7/HB1178.197.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/f/7/a/9f7a326c/HB1178.03.ENGH.00.pdf

Bill Comments

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