Bill Text: TX HB1622 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to reporting of early voting rosters.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2021-05-19 - Effective on 9/1/21 [HB1622 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB1622-Introduced.html
  87R5756 MLH-D
 
  By: Guillen H.B. No. 1622
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to reporting of early voting totals.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 87.1231, Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 87.1231.  EARLY VOTING VOTES REPORTED BY PRECINCT. (a)
  Not later than the time of the local canvass, the early voting clerk
  shall deliver to the local canvassing authority a report of the
  total number of early voting votes for each candidate or measure by
  election precinct. The report may reflect the total for votes by
  mail and the total for votes by personal appearance.
         (b)  A person registered to vote in the county where the
  early voting clerk is conducting early voting may submit a
  complaint to the secretary of state stating that an early voting
  clerk has not complied with Subsection (a).
         (c)  The secretary of state by rule shall create and maintain
  a system for receiving and recording complaints made under this
  section.
         (d)  The secretary of state shall maintain a record
  indicating which counties and early voting clerks have failed to
  comply with the requirements of Subsection (a).
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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