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SB 388: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Soto

Elections; Revising provisions regulating third-party voter registration organizations; deleting a requirement that the elector’s change of residence must occur within the same county for the elector to be able to vote in the new precinct; deleting a provision that authorizes the placement of the full text of a proposed constitutional amendment or revision on a ballot; providing requirements for determining the number of early voting sites each county must operate; increasing the number of days and hours that early voting must be available, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2014
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/18/2013 Senate • Filed
    1/24/2013 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 31
    1/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/05/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 31
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)

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  • SB 388, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/18/2013 at 12:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (14)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 25 Elections Rouson Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 397 Constitutional Amendments Stafford Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (CJS)
    H 449 Early Voting Castor Dentel Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 1045 Elections Stark Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 1259 Elections Saunders Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 7013 (er) Elections Ethics and Elections Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/21/2013 Chapter No. 2013-57
    Location: Became Law
    S 80 Elections Joyner Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 82 Early Voting Margolis Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 176 Elections Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 600 (c3) Elections Latvala Compare Last Action: 4/16/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57) -SJ 446
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 668 Constitutional Amendments Bullard Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 782 Early Voting Thompson Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 888 Elections Braynon II Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 1198 Elections Sachs Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    97.0575 Third-party voter registrations. Page 2 (pdf)
    99.021 Form of candidate oath. Page 8 (pdf)
    101.045 Electors must be registered in precinct; provisions for change of residence or name. Page 8 (pdf)
    101.161 Referenda; ballots. Page 11 (pdf)
    101.657 Early voting. Page 13 (pdf)
    102.168 Contest of election. Page 16 (pdf)

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