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SB 1206: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Thompson

Elections; Requiring the Secretary of State to be elected rather than appointed; requiring an applicant to designate a party affiliation or select “no party affiliation” to be registered to vote; authorizing a person who meets certain requirements to register to vote at an early voting site or at his or her polling place and to immediately thereafter cast a ballot; authorizing the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to preregister certain individuals to vote; authorizing a candidate to pay his or her qualification fee with a cashier’s check; requiring the Governor to consult with affected supervisors of elections in fixing the dates for special elections, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/27/2023 Senate • Filed
    3/2/2023 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Appropriations Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Fiscal Policy
    3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
    5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections

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  • SB 1206, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/27/2023 at 12:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1469 Elections Joseph Identical Last Action: 5/5/2023 H Died in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (26)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.10 Department of State. Page 6 (pdf)
    97.053 Acceptance of voter registration applications. Page 6 (pdf)
    97.0556 Page 7 (pdf)
    97.057 Voter registration by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Page 7 (pdf)
    97.0575 Third-party voter registrations. Page 14 (pdf)
    98.045 Administration of voter registration. Page 15 (pdf)
    98.065 Registration list maintenance programs. Page 16 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 16 (pdf)
    100.111 Filling vacancy. Page 17 (pdf)
    100.141 Notice of special election to fill any vacancy in office. Page 21 (pdf)
    100.371 Initiatives; procedure for placement on ballot. Page 21 (pdf)
    100.51 Page 22 (pdf)
    101.016 Page 23 (pdf)
    101.048 Provisional ballots. Page 23 (pdf)
    101.151 Specifications for ballots. Page 25 (pdf)
    101.5612 Testing of tabulating equipment. Page 27 (pdf)
    101.62 Request for vote-by-mail ballots. Page 27 (pdf)
    101.64 Delivery of vote-by-mail ballots; envelopes; form. Page 30 (pdf)
    101.65 Instructions to absent electors. Page 31 (pdf)
    101.68 Canvassing of vote-by-mail ballot. Page 33 (pdf)
    101.6952 Vote-by-mail ballots for absent uniformed services and overseas voters. Page 39 (pdf)
    101.71 Polling place. Page 43 (pdf)
    102.031 Maintenance of good order at polls; authorities; persons allowed in polling rooms and early voting areas; unlawful solicitation of voters. Page 43 (pdf)
    102.111 Elections Canvassing Commission. Page 44 (pdf)
    102.112 Deadline for submission of county returns to the Department of State. Page 44 (pdf)
    102.181 Page 45 (pdf)

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