MS HB1310 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 12-0)
Status: Passed on April 19 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-19 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Section 23-15-615, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Secretary Of State To Audit Election Procedures Of The 2023, 2024, 2026 And 2027 General Elections In The Counties Of The State; To Provide How The Counties Shall Be Selected; To Provide What The Secretary Of State May Audit During A Procedural Audit; To Require The Secretary Of State To Create A Post-election Audit Manual; To Require The Secretary Of State To Compile A Report Of The Procedural Audits; To Repeal Section 23-15-613, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides That Election Commissions And County And Municipal Executive Committees Shall Report Residual Vote Information To The Secretary Of State; To Amend Section 23-15-153, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Election Commissioners To Receive A Per Diem Of $110 For Conducting An Audit Of An Election; To Amend Section 23-15-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise How The Monies In The Elections Support Fund Are Distributed; To Create New Section 23-15-152, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That An Elector Who Fails To Respond To A Confirmation Notice And Who Fails To Vote During A Certain Period Of Time Shall Be Removed From The Statewide Elections Management System; To Provide Definitions For "confirmation Notice" And "fails To Respond To The Confirmation Notice"; To Provide Those Registered Voters Who Shall Receive Confirmation Notices; To Provide That A Registered Voter Who Is Mailed A Confirmation Notice Shall Be Placed On Inactive Status In The Statewide Elections Management System But Shall Be Able To Vote By Affidavit Ballot; To Provide The Time For Removal Of Voter Registration Records; To Provide For The Retention Of Removed Voter Registration Records; To Amend Section 23-15-125, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Amend Section 23-15-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That By January 1, 2025, The Secretary Of State Shall Compare The Entire Statewide Election Management System To The Department Of Public Safety Driver's License Database; To Provide That All Documentation Provided To Show Proof Of Citizenship Shall Be Exempt From The Mississippi Public Records Act; To Amend Section 23-15-165, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; And For Related Purposes.

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Roll Calls

2023-03-28 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 72 N: 42 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-28 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 36 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-07 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 32 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 83 N: 34 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-04-19 Approved by Governor
2023-04-03SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-31HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-29HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2023-03-28HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Stamps, Wallace, Eubanks)
2023-03-28HouseConference Report Adopted
2023-03-28SenateConference Report Adopted
2023-03-27HouseConference Report Filed
2023-03-27SenateConference Report Filed
2023-03-27SenateRecommitted For Further Conf
2023-03-27HouseRecommitted For Further Conf
2023-03-26HouseConference Report Filed
2023-03-26SenateConference Report Filed
2023-03-17SenateConferees Named Tate,Parker,Fillingane
2023-03-16HouseConferees Named Wallace,Eubanks,Powell
2023-03-14HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2023-03-09SenateReturned For Concurrence
2023-03-07SenatePassed As Amended
2023-02-28SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2023-02-28SenateDR - TSDPAA: EL To AC
2023-02-15SenateReferred To Elections;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
2023-02-13HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-02-09HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2023-02-08HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Johnson, Wallace, Eubanks)
2023-02-08HousePassed As Amended
2023-02-08HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2023-02-07HouseRead the Third Time
2023-01-30HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2315125Amended CodeSee Bill Text
231515Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315153Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315165Amended CodeSee Bill Text
23155Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315613Repealed CodeSee Bill Text

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