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CS/HB 7061: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Public Integrity and Elections Committee ; Perez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bell ; Byrd ; Drake ; Massullo ; Rommel ; Roth ; Shoaf

Elections; Creates Office of Election Crimes & Security within DOS; revises & provides provisions relating to certain fines, registration list maintenance programs, voter registration, county commissioner elections, initiative petitions, ranked-choice voting, polls, vote-by-mail voter's certificates, vote-by-mail ballots, special officers, voter identifying numbers, & report to Legislature; increases criminal penalties.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/8/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 524
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2022 House • Filed
2/7/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
2/25/2022 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
2/28/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/3/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 524