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CS/SB 598: Canvassing of Provisional Ballots

GENERAL BILL by Ethics and Elections ; Gibson

Canvassing of Provisional Ballots; Revising a reference to the deadline for a person who cast a provisional ballot to present evidence verifying authenticity of certain information in a voter registration application, to conform; requiring the supervisor to allow a person who voted a provisional ballot to present identification and submit an affidavit to cure an unsigned Provisional Ballot Voter’s Certificate and Affirmation or a provisional ballot rejected due to a signature discrepancy, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/30/2017 Senate • Filed
2/9/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 78
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
3/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 04/04/17, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/4/2017 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 300
4/5/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 301
4/6/2017 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 300
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary