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HB 1469: Elections


Elections; Requires Secretary of State to be elected rather than appointed; authorizes DHSMV to preregister certain individuals to vote; requires DHSMV to electronically transmit voter registration information to DOS; requires applicant to designate party affiliation or select "no party affiliation" to be registered to vote; amends election provisions relating to voter registration, early voting, special elections, provisional ballots, vote-by-mail, polling sites, and certifying returns; revises penalties for third-party voter registration organizations; establishes General Election Day as paid holiday.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/3/2023 House • Filed
    3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/9/2023 House • Referred to Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
    • Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Referred to State Affairs Committee
    • Now in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
    5/5/2023 House • Died in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee

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  • HB 1469, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2023 at 4:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1206 Elections Thompson Identical Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Ethics and Elections

    Citations - Statutes (26)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.10 Department of State. Page 7 (pdf)
    97.053 Acceptance of voter registration applications. Page 7 (pdf)
    97.0556 Page 8 (pdf)
    97.057 Voter registration by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Page 8 (pdf)
    97.0575 Third-party voter registrations. Page 16 (pdf)
    98.045 Administration of voter registration. Page 18 (pdf)
    98.065 Registration list maintenance programs. Page 19 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 20 (pdf)
    100.111 Filling vacancy. Page 21 (pdf)
    100.141 Notice of special election to fill any vacancy in office. Page 24 (pdf)
    100.371 Initiatives; procedure for placement on ballot. Page 25 (pdf)
    100.51 Page 26 (pdf)
    101.016 Page 26 (pdf)
    101.048 Provisional ballots. Page 27 (pdf)
    101.151 Specifications for ballots. Page 29 (pdf)
    101.5612 Testing of tabulating equipment. Page 31 (pdf)
    101.62 Request for vote-by-mail ballots. Page 32 (pdf)
    101.64 Delivery of vote-by-mail ballots; envelopes; form. Page 34 (pdf)
    101.65 Instructions to absent electors. Page 36 (pdf)
    101.68 Canvassing of vote-by-mail ballot. Page 39 (pdf)
    101.6952 Vote-by-mail ballots for absent uniformed services and overseas voters. Page 45 (pdf)
    101.71 Polling place. Page 50 (pdf)
    102.031 Maintenance of good order at polls; authorities; persons allowed in polling rooms and early voting areas; unlawful solicitation of voters. Page 50 (pdf)
    102.111 Elections Canvassing Commission. Page 51 (pdf)
    102.112 Deadline for submission of county returns to the Department of State. Page 51 (pdf)
    102.181 Page 52 (pdf)

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