Florida Senate - 2011                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1355, 1st Eng.
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 1q/RE/2R         .                                
             05/05/2011 03:16 PM       .                                

       Senators Gaetz and Diaz de la Portilla moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (404618) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 1907 - 1924
    5  and insert:
    6  early voting site. The supervisor shall provide to the division
    7  no later than the 30th day before an election the address of
    8  each early voting site and the hours that early voting will
    9  occur at each site.
   10         (c) All early voting sites in a county shall be open on the
   11  same days for the same amount of time and shall allow any person
   12  in line at the closing of an early voting site to vote.
   13         (d) Early voting shall begin on the 10th 15th day before an
   14  election that contains state or federal races and end on the 3rd
   15  2nd day before the an election, and. For purposes of a special
   16  election held pursuant to s. 100.101, early voting shall begin
   17  on the 8th day before an election and end on the 2nd day before
   18  an election. Early voting shall be provided for no less than 6 8
   19  hours and no more than 12 hours per day weekday and 8 hours in
   20  the aggregate each weekend at each site during the applicable
   21  period periods. The supervisor of elections may provide early
   22  voting for elections that are not held in conjunction with a
   23  state or federal election. However, the supervisor has the
   24  discretion to determine the hours of operation of early voting
   25  sites in those elections. Early voting sites shall open no
   26  sooner than 7 a.m. and close no later than 7 p.m. on each
   27  applicable day.
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   30         And the title is amended as follows:
   31         Delete line 4168
   32  and insert:
   33         F.S.; requiring the supervisor of elections to provide
   34         to the division the address and hours of operation of
   35         early voting sites; reducing the early voting period
   36         for elections