Bill Text: TX HB4500 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to cancellation of all voter registrations following decennial redistricting.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-26 - Referred to Elections [HB4500 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB4500-Introduced.html
  86R6914 GRM-D
 
  By: Cain H.B. No. 4500
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to cancellation of all voter registrations following
  decennial redistricting.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 16, Election Code, is
  amended by adding Section 16.040 to read as follows:
         Sec. 16.040.  CANCELLATION FOLLOWING DECENNIAL
  REDISTRICTING. (a)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this
  code, on November 30 of each year that ends in one, the registrar
  shall cancel all voter registrations.
         (b)  A cancellation under this section may not be challenged
  or reinstated under this chapter.
         (c)  Following cancellation under this section, a person
  desiring to register to vote must submit an application for
  registration under Chapter 13. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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