Bill Text: TX SB287 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-03 - Referred to State Affairs [SB287 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB287-Introduced.html
  87R3830 MLH-D
 
  By: West S.B. No. 287
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 13.046(h), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (h)  The secretary of state shall:
               (1)  consult with the Texas Education Agency regarding
  the number of registration application forms to provide to each
  high school;
               (2)  provide to each high school registration
  application forms once each fall and spring semester in the number
  determined from the consultation under Subdivision (1); and 
               (3)  prescribe any additional procedures necessary to
  implement this section.
         SECTION 2.  This Act applies beginning with the 2021-2022
  school year.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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