Bill Text: TX HB529 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to renewal of an appointment as a volunteer deputy registrar.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-12-14 - Filed [HB529 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB529-Introduced.html
  86R4747 ADM-D
 
  By: Miller H.B. No. 529
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to renewal of an appointment as a volunteer deputy
  registrar.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 13, Election Code, is
  amended by adding Section 13.0315 to read as follows:
         Sec. 13.0315.  RENEWAL OF APPOINTMENT. (a)  The registrar
  may, not later than November 30 of an even-numbered year, deliver
  notice to each volunteer deputy registrar in the county that the
  volunteer deputy registrar's term of appointment expires on
  December 31 of that year. Notice may be delivered by mail or by
  e-mail.
         (b)  Notice delivered under this section must be accompanied
  by:
               (1)  a renewal application, in a form determined by the
  registrar; and
               (2)  information about any changes in election law that
  are relevant to the role of volunteer deputy registrar and that have
  occurred during the person's term of appointment. 
         (c)  The registrar shall immediately appoint a volunteer
  deputy registrar to a new term beginning on the next January 1 if
  the volunteer deputy registrar:
               (1)  signs the renewal application and returns it to
  the registrar before the volunteer deputy registrar's term expires;
               (2)  signs an affidavit confirming the person has read
  and understood any information provided under Subsection (b)(2), if
  applicable; and
               (3)  remains eligible for appointment as a volunteer
  deputy registrar under Section 13.031(d).
         (d)  A volunteer deputy registrar appointed to a new term
  under this section is not required to attend training developed
  under Section 13.047 unless the person has failed to comply with any
  requirement imposed on a volunteer deputy registrar under this
  subchapter or other law.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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