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SB 1968: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Sachs

Elections; Provides circumstances under which a voting system audit is not required to be conducted. Deletes certain required justifications for a supervisor to send an absentee ballot to an alternative address. Increases the number of days before an election that a county canvassing board may begin canvassing absentee ballots and processing absentee ballots when electronic tabulating equipment is used.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1355 (Ch. 2011-40)
Location: In committee/council (EE)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/7/2011 Senate • Filed
3/16/2011 Senate • Referred to Rules; Budget -SJ 250
3/17/2011 Senate • Subreferred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections -SJ 253
• Now in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections
3/22/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 250
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1355 (Ch. 2011-40)