SB0171 (CH0197)

2013 Regular Session



Election Law - Special Elections - Voting by Mail

Sponsored by:

Senator Forehand


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197

Synopsis:Altering provisions of law concerning voting by mail in special elections; authorizing the Governor, a county council, or a board of county commissioners to direct that voting by mail be utilized in specified special elections; requiring a local board of elections to mail a vote-by-mail ballot to each registered voter who is eligible to vote in a special election conducted by mail unless the voter has requested that the ballot be transmitted by other means; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Forehand
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0196
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0225 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
County Commissioners
County Councils
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Postal Service
Rules and Regulations
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(9-501 through 9-505, 9-506)

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