IN SB0257 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Elections
Pending: Senate Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Voter registration and other voting matters. Provides that a county election board (board) may adopt a resolution by a vote of a majority of the members of the board to provide that the polls close at any time after 6 p.m. and not later than 8 p.m. on election day. Allows a board to adopt a resolution by the majority vote of the board's entire membership in order to establish satellite locations for early voting. (Currently, a resolution to establish satellite voting locations must be adopted unanimously by the board.) Provides that a voter may apply for permanent absentee voter

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Title

Voter registration and other voting matters. Provides that a county election board (board) may adopt a resolution by a vote of a majority of the members of the board to provide that the polls close at any time after 6 p.m. and not later than 8 p.m. on election day. Allows a board to adopt a resolution by the majority vote of the board's entire membership in order to establish satellite locations for early voting. (Currently, a resolution to establish satellite voting locations must be adopted unanimously by the board.) Provides that a voter may apply for permanent absentee voter

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Elections
2017-01-09SenateAuthored by Senator Tallian

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