HB 109: Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot
GENERAL BILL by Broxson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Drake ; Gaetz ; Hill ; McBurney ; Metz ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot; Authorizes absent uniformed services voters & overseas voters to use federal write-in absentee ballot in state or local election; authorizes elector to vote on ballot measure in election using federal write-in absentee ballot; specifies that vote cast in judicial merit retention election is treated in same manner as vote on certain ballot measures; allows for minor variations in name of ballot measure; prohibits supervisor of elections from canvassing federal write-in absentee ballots from overseas voters in certain elections until specified period after date of election; revises minimum requirements for DOS rules used to determine what constitutes valid vote on federal write-in absentee ballot.
Last Action: 4/21/2015 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 184 (Ch. 2015-40) -HJ 609
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 15
• Introduced -HJ 14
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 250
• Now in Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 250
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/07/15, 8:45 am, Reed Hall
• Favorable by Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 444
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 444
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/14/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 551
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/15
• Substituted SB 184 -HJ 609
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 184 (Ch. 2015-40) -HJ 609
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