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SB 1802: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Stewart

Elections; Providing for the statewide election of the Secretary of State; requiring the Secretary of State to provide signature matching training to supervisors of elections and county canvassing boards; providing that General Election Day is a paid holiday; authorizing a person to cast a provisional vote in the county in which the voter claims to be registered; requiring a supervisor of elections to annually conduct specified tests of voting systems; removing the requirement that absent electors’ ballots must be received by the supervisor by a specified time on the day of the election, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/4/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 226
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 226
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Ethics and Elections

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  • SB 1802, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/4/2019 at 12:56 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1365 Elections Thompson Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
    H 7101 (e1) Elections State Affairs Committee Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 H Laid on Table -HJ 1097
    S 1386 Elections Rodriguez Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    S 7066 (er) Election Administration Ethics and Elections Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Ordered engrossed, then enrolled

    Citations - Statutes (26)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.10 Department of State. Page 5 (pdf)
    97.012 Secretary of State as chief election officer. Page 5 (pdf)
    97.052 Uniform statewide voter registration application. Page 28 (pdf)
    97.053 Acceptance of voter registration applications. Page 29 (pdf)
    97.055 Registration books; when closed for an election. Page 6 (pdf)
    97.0555 Late registration. Page 6 (pdf)
    97.0556 Page 6 (pdf)
    97.0575 Third-party voter registrations. Page 31 (pdf)
    98.0981 Reports; voting history; statewide voter registration system information; precinct-level election results; book closing statistics. Page 32 (pdf)
    100.51 Page 6 (pdf)
    101.016 Page 7 (pdf)
    101.048 Provisional ballots. Page 7 (pdf)
    101.151 Specifications for ballots. Page 9 (pdf)
    101.5612 Testing of tabulating equipment. Page 11 (pdf)
    101.62 Request for vote-by-mail ballots. Page 12 (pdf)
    101.64 Delivery of vote-by-mail ballots; envelopes; form. Page 13 (pdf)
    101.65 Instructions to absent electors. Page 14 (pdf)
    101.657 Early voting. Page 16 (pdf)
    101.67 Safekeeping of mailed ballots; deadline for receiving vote-by-mail ballots. Page 16 (pdf)
    101.68 Canvassing of vote-by-mail ballot. Page 17 (pdf)
    101.6952 Vote-by-mail ballots for absent uniformed services and overseas voters. Page 22 (pdf)
    101.697 Electronic transmission of election materials. Page 26 (pdf)
    102.111 Elections Canvassing Commission. Page 27 (pdf)
    102.112 Deadline for submission of county returns to the Department of State. Page 28 (pdf)
    102.181 Page 28 (pdf)
    110.117 Paid holidays. Page 37 (pdf)

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