Bill Sponsors: IN HB1311 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Absentee ballots. Requires certain applications for an absentee ballot to be received not later than 11:59 p.m. 12 days before the date of an election. (Under current law, these applications must be received not later than 11:59 p.m. eight days before an election.) Allows certain applications for an absentee ballot to be transmitted by electronic mail. Provides that, for every election held after December 31, 2019, an application for an absentee ballot is an adequate application for an absentee ballot if it is received not earlier than December 1 of the year before any election. (Under current law, this provision applies only to primary elections.)

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-06 - Public Law 283 [HB1311 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Thomas Saunders [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-054FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robert Cherry [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-053FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Ethan Manning [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-023FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Greg Walker [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-041FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Erin Houchin [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-047FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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