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CS/HB 689: Voting Methods

GENERAL BILL by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee ; Fitzenhagen ; Ponder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Davis ; Grall ; Stevenson

Voting Methods; Provides that voting must be conducted using marking device or voter interface device that produces voter-verifiable paper output; revises requirements for Department of State rules regarding manual recounts of certain ballots.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 House • Filed
2/13/2019 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 75
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 75
3/11/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, 03/13/19, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/13/2019 House • CS by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 426
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 399
3/14/2019 House • Now in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 425
3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
3/28/2019 House • Favorable by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 546
3/29/2019 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 546
4/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/08/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/8/2019 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 631
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 631
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
4/24/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 831
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 868
• CS passed; YEAS 109 NAYS 0 -HJ 869
4/25/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 504
• Received -SJ 504
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections