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SB 486: Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot

GENERAL BILL by Evers

Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot; Authorizing absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters to use the federal write-in absentee ballot in any state or local election; providing that an eligible elector may vote on any ballot measure in an election using the federal write-in absentee ballot; clarifying that a vote cast in a judicial merit retention election be treated in the same manner as a vote on certain ballot measures, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages
Location:
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security (MS)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/9/2013 Senate • Filed
12/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 42
1/6/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/13/14, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/13/2014 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 137
1/14/2014 Senate • Now in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 137
1/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 02/04/14, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/4/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 137
2/5/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 137
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
3/6/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/14
3/11/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 235
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/18/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 258
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 258
3/20/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Died in Messages