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2016 Regular Session



Task Force to Study Increased Voter Participation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Platt


In the Senate - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Task Force to Study Increased Voter Participation; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of specified expenses; requiring the Task Force to evaluate policies that have the potential to increase voter participation; requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2017; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Platt, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Ebersole, Gutierrez, Holmes, Jackson, Korman, Luedtke, Moon, Morales, B. Robinson, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Smith, Tarlau, Turner, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, A. Washington, Fennell, and Patterson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Legislative Services, Department of
Postal Service
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

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October 24, 2017 5:04 P.M.