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SB 1386: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Powell ; Braynon

Elections; Revising the deadline by which a person who casts a provisional ballot must submit any written evidence that supports his or her eligibility to vote; requiring the supervisor of elections to provide an option to allow electors to receive certain notices by electronic delivery; authorizing an elector to file a challenge with the county canvassing board if his or her ballot is rejected due to a signature discrepancy; clarifying that ballots cast during the early voting period may be canvassed and processed during such period, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/26/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 138
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 137
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162)

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  • SB 1386, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/26/2019 at 9:45 AM

    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 Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162)
    H 7101 (e1) Elections State Affairs Committee Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162) -HJ 1097
    S 1802 Elections Stewart Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162)
    S 7066 (er) Election Administration Ethics and Elections Compare Last Action: 7/1/2019 Chapter No. 2019-162

    Citations - Statutes (16)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    99.063 Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Page 20 (pdf)
    101.048 Provisional ballots. Page 3 (pdf)
    101.151 Specifications for ballots. Page 3 (pdf)
    101.201 Page 4 (pdf)
    101.6104 Challenge of votes. Page 4 (pdf)
    101.65 Instructions to absent electors. Page 5 (pdf)
    101.657 Early voting. Page 7 (pdf)
    101.67 Safekeeping of mailed ballots; deadline for receiving vote-by-mail ballots. Page 9 (pdf)
    101.68 Canvassing of vote-by-mail ballot. Page 9 (pdf)
    101.681 Page 12 (pdf)
    101.6923 Special vote-by-mail ballot instructions for certain first-time voters. Page 12 (pdf)
    101.6952 Vote-by-mail ballots for absent uniformed services and overseas voters. Page 16 (pdf)
    102.111 Elections Canvassing Commission. Page 17 (pdf)
    102.112 Deadline for submission of county returns to the Department of State. Page 18 (pdf)
    102.141 County canvassing board; duties. Page 18 (pdf)
    102.166 Manual recounts of overvotes and undervotes. Page 20 (pdf)

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