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TNSB1772IntroAs introduced, requires absentee ballot counting boards to tabulate the results of early and absentee voting at the time the polls are statutorily required to close; requires the absentee ballot counting board to publicly announce the results immedia...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1871IntroAs introduced, authorizes the county election commission to appoint as an emergency registrar, the licensed physician attending a hospitalized person when the person requests an emergency ballot; allows such appointment when the hospital administrato...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]

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TNSB2298IntroAs introduced, authorizes the state coordinator of elections to include instructions regarding the ability of an applicant who submitted an online voter registration to check the status of the application after its submission. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2375IntroAs introduced, authorizes the county election commission to notify individuals filing a petition for recall, referendum, or initiative to notify the individuals of any defects in the petition that must be cured prior to certification for final approv...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2393IntroAs introduced, authorizes up to two owners of an LLC that owns property in a city to vote in the city's elections. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2758IntroAs introduced, requires a chair of the nominating body of a statewide political party or recognized minor party to certify the party's nominees for president and vice president to the coordinator of elections by the first business day in September. -...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB1002IntroAs introduced, requires every applicant for a driver license or photo identification card to be automatically registered to vote upon the applicant's 18th birthday; makes other related revisions. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB1863IntroAs introduced, requires any county purchasing direct recording electronic voting systems to ensure that the systems have the capability to create a voter-verifiable paper audit trail for each ballot cast. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 9.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB1920IntroAs introduced, requires the county election commission to designate restroom facilities in each building in which the election is held that are for the use of workers or volunteers working for a campaign; prohibits county election commissions from pr...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB1893IntroAs introduced, requires absentee ballot counting boards to tabulate the results of early and absentee voting at the time the polls are statutorily required to close; requires the absentee ballot counting board to publicly announce the results immedia...
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2020-02-19
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TNHB2363IntroAs introduced, authorizes the state coordinator of elections to include instructions regarding the ability of an applicant who submitted an online voter registration to check the status of the application after its submission. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Local Committee
TNHB2364IntroAs introduced, authorizes coordinator of elections to notify administrators, deputies, or county election commissioners, within 30 days of the administrators', deputies', or commissioners' appointments, of any statewide or regional training seminars ...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Local Committee
TNSB2299IntroAs introduced, authorizes coordinator of elections to notify administrators, deputies, or county election commissioners, within 30 days of the administrators', deputies', or commissioners' appointments, of any statewide or regional training seminars ...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2566IntroAs introduced, authorizes up to two owners of an LLC that owns property in a city to vote in the city's elections. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2020-02-19
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2511IntroAs introduced, changes the deadline date by which a person seeking a nomination through write-in ballots must notify the county election commission or the state coordinator of elections, as applicable, from 50 days before a primary election to 25 day...
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2020-02-19
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2641IntroAs introduced, requires administrators of elections to inform a person applying to vote online or by mail of a denial of voter registration by mail, telephone, and email within 110 days of the denial. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2862IntroAs introduced, permits any registered Tennessee voter to vote absentee for any reason after providing a certification as to the identity of the voter in the application for a ballot; requires an absentee ballot to be counted for the election in which...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNSB2643IntroAs introduced, prohibits the use of weighted voting, the use of barcodes and Quick Response codes on ballots, and any other type of fractional cumulative voting in statewide and local elections in this state; requires the administrator of elections o...
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2020-02-12
Withdrawn.
TNSB2642IntroAs introduced, requires a county administrator of elections to make available to that county's election commissioners all election-related information held by the county administrator of elections during regular business hours; requires the state ele...
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2020-02-12
Withdrawn.
TNHB2548IntroAs introduced, increases time allowed for a person to register to vote from 30 days before an election to 25 days before an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2521IntroAs introduced, requires new amendments or additions to political party rules to take effect 10 business days, instead of 10 days, after being filed with the secretary of state and the coordinator of elections. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2644IntroAs introduced, requires county election commissions to call and send text messages and email notifications to voters whose registration may be purged as a result of the address verification program, with instruction on how the voters may verify or co...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2745IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Time Off for Democracy Act". - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 1.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2626IntroAs introduced, requires each county election commission, no later than October 1, 2020, to utilize precinct-based optical scanners for elections. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 20.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2565IntroAs introduced, requires a chair of the nominating body of a statewide political party or recognized minor party to certify the party's nominees for president and vice president to the coordinator of elections by the first business day in September. -...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2775IntroAs introduced, revises the required arrangement for names on ballots. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5, Part 2.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2847IntroAs introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2874IntroAs introduced, makes various revisions to provisions related to county administrator of elections and county election commissions. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2746IntroAs introduced, authorizes person who registers to vote by mail to cast the person's first vote by absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNSB2255IntroAs introduced, increases penalty from Class C misdemeanor to Class B misdemeanor for knowingly publishing or distributing false campaign literature. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5 and Title 6.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2266IntroAs introduced, permits any registered Tennessee voter to vote absentee for any reason after providing a certification as to the identity of the voter in the application for a ballot; requires an absentee ballot to be counted for the election in which...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2250IntroAs introduced, allows a person to register to vote or update voter information during the first 10 days of early voting during an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2435IntroAs introduced, removes requirements that were enacted in 2019 for person or organization that has not been designated by the county election commission to conduct supplemental voter registration drives that attempts to register 100 or more people to ...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2337IntroAs introduced, allows a person to register to vote or update voter information during the first 10 days of early voting during an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNSB2297IntroAs introduced, allows each county executive committee chair and county primary board chair to designate up to two representatives, instead of one representative, to be present to see that voting machines are properly prepared for use in an election. ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2362IntroAs introduced, allows each county executive committee chair and county primary board chair to designate up to two representatives, instead of one representative, to be present to see that voting machines are properly prepared for use in an election. ...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNSB2325IntroAs introduced, requires administrators of elections to inform a person applying to vote online or by mail of a denial of voter registration by mail, telephone, and email within 110 days of the denial. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2467IntroAs introduced, authorizes the county election commission to notify individuals filing a petition for recall, referendum, or initiative to notify the individuals of any defects in the petition that must be cured prior to certification for final approv...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNSB2448IntroAs introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2440IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Time Off for Democracy Act". - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 1.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2463IntroAs introduced, requires each county election commission, no later than October 1, 2020, to utilize precinct-based optical scanners for elections. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 20.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2429IntroAs introduced, requires any county purchasing direct recording electronic voting systems to ensure that the systems have the capability to create a voter-verifiable paper audit trail for each ballot cast. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 9.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2575IntroAs introduced, requires county election commissions to call and send text messages and email notifications to voters whose registration may be purged as a result of the address verification program, with instruction on how the voters may verify or co...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2654IntroAs introduced, requires new amendments or additions to political party rules to take effect 10 business days, instead of 10 days, after being filed with the secretary of state and the coordinator of elections. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2705IntroAs introduced, makes various revisions to provisions related to county administrator of elections and county election commissions. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2711IntroAs introduced, increases time allowed for a person to register to vote from 30 days before an election to 25 days before an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2810IntroAs introduced, allows a student currently enrolled at a public institution of higher education to use a photo identification card issued by the public institution of higher education to verify the student's identity when voting. - Amends TCA Title 2,...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2710IntroAs introduced, requires county election commissions to designate public institutions of higher education with 8,000 or more enrolled students as polling places during early voting in federal and state general elections and presidential primaries for ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2709IntroAs introduced, requires the county election commission to designate restroom facilities in each building in which the election is held that are for the use of workers or volunteers working for a campaign; prohibits county election commissions from pr...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2832IntroAs introduced, removes requirements that were enacted in 2019 for person or organization that has not been designated by the county election commission to conduct supplemental voter registration drives that attempts to register 100 or more people to ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
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