CS/HB 689: Voting Methods
GENERAL BILL by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee ; Fitzenhagen ; Ponder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Davis ; Grall ; Stevenson
Voting Methods; Provides that voting must be conducted using marking device or voter interface device that produces voter-verifiable paper output; revises requirements for Department of State rules regarding manual recounts of certain ballots.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7066 (Ch. 2019-162)
Bill Text: PDF
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 75
• Introduced -HJ 75
• On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, 03/13/19, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 426
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 399
• Now in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 425
• On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 546
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 546
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/08/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 631
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 631
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 831
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 868
• CS passed; YEAS 109 NAYS 0 -HJ 869
• In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 504
• Received -SJ 504
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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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