Bill Text: TX HB4044 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to a registrar's failure to cancel voter registrations under applicable law.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-29 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB4044 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB4044-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Cain, et al. H.B. No. 4044
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a registrar's failure to cancel voter registrations
  under applicable law.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 16, Election Code, is
  amended by adding Section 16.039 to read as follows:
         Sec. 16.039.  FAILURE BY REGISTRAR TO TIMELY PERFORM DUTY.  
  If a registrar fails to timely perform a duty imposed on the
  registrar under this subchapter requiring the cancellation of a
  voter's registration because of the registrar's wilful neglect of
  duty, the secretary of state may withhold funds administered and
  distributed by the secretary under Chapter 19 or Section 31.009
  from the registrar.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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