PA HB1987 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Introduced on October 25 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-25 - Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT
Pending: House State Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in district election officers, further providing for election officers to be sworn; in dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for affidavits of candidates; in nomination of candidates, further providing for petition may consist of several sheets and affidavit of circulator, for affidavits of candidates, for examination of nomination petitions, certificates and papers and return of rejected nomination petitions, certificates and papers, for vacancy in party nomination by failure to pay filing fee or for failure to file loyalty oath, for affidavits of candidates, for filling of certain vacancies in public office by means of nomination certificates and nomination papers and for substituted nominations to fill certain vacancies for a November election; in ballots, further providing for form of official election ballot and for form of ballots and printing ballots and stubs and numbers; in voting machines, further providing for form of ballot labels on voting machines; in returns of primaries and elections, further providing for manner of computing irregular ballots and repealing provisions relating to petition to establish identity by candidate nominated under different names and cumulation prohibited; replacing references to "justice of the peace" with "magisterial district judge"; and removing references to the "Traffic Court of Philadelphia."

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Title

In district election officers, further providing for election officers to be sworn; in dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for affidavits of candidates; in nomination of candidates, further providing for petition may consist of several sheets and affidavit of circulator, for affidavits of candidates, for examination of nomination petitions, certificates and papers and return of rejected nomination petitions, certificates and papers, for vacancy in party nomination by failure to pay filing fee or for failure to file loyalty oath, for affidavits of candidates, for filling of certain vacancies in public office by means of nomination certificates and nomination papers and for substituted nominations to fill certain vacancies for a November election; in ballots, further providing for form of official election ballot and for form of ballots and printing ballots and stubs and numbers; in voting machines, further providing for form of ballot labels on voting machines; in returns of primaries and elections, further providing for manner of computing irregular ballots and repealing provisions relating to petition to establish identity by candidate nominated under different names and cumulation prohibited; replacing references to "justice of the peace" with "magisterial district judge"; and removing references to the "Traffic Court of Philadelphia."

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-25HouseReferred to STATE GOVERNMENT

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