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HB 1035: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Bracy Davis ; Joseph ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Antone ; Arrington ; Bartleman ; Benjamin ; Campbell ; Casello ; Cassel ; Chambliss ; Cross ; Daley ; Daniels ; Driskell ; Dunkley ; Edmonds ; Eskamani ; Franklin ; Gantt ; Gottlieb ; Harris ; Hart ; Hinson ; Hunschofsky ; Keen ; López, J. ; Nixon ; Rayner ; Robinson, F. ; Silvers ; Skidmore ; Tant ; Valdés ; Waldron ; Williams ; Woodson

Elections; Requires Florida Commission on Offender Review to develop & maintain database containing certain information; repeals provisions relating to Office of Election Crimes & Security & prohibition on use of private funds for election-related expenses; prohibits certain governmental entities from taking certain actions relating to elections; establishes Florida Voting Rights Act Commission; requires commission to designate certain languages for which assistance in voting & elections must be provided in certain circumstances; requires commission to enter into agreement to create Florida Voting & Elections Database & Institute; provides that enactment or implementation of certain policies by covered jurisdiction is subject to preclearance by commission; authorizes court to order certain appropriate remedies; authorizes certain persons to register to vote & immediately thereafter cast vote in certain circumstances authorizes DHSMV to preregister certain individuals to vote; revises provisions relating to third-party voter registration organizations & vote-by-mail ballots; establishes General Election Day as paid holiday; repeals prohibition on ranked-choice voting; authorizes certain persons to file certain civil actions.

Effective Date: 1/1/2025
Last Action: 3/8/2024 House - Died in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/27/2023 House • Filed
1/8/2024 House • Referred to Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/8/2024 House • Died in Ethics, Elections & Open Government Subcommittee