SB0279 (CH0157)

2013 Regular Session



Election Law - Improving Access to Voting

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 157

Synopsis:Requiring an individual who applies to register to vote or update an existing voter registration online to provide specified information; providing an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to register to vote or update an existing voter registration address and vote during early voting; requiring proof of residency to register or update an existing voter registration address during early voting; specifying methods of requesting an absentee ballot, including through an accessible online application; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Raskin, Benson, Conway, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, Rosapepe, Young, Zirkin, Montgomery, Gladden, Kasemeyer, Jones-Rodwell, Manno, McFadden, Muse, and Peters
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0224
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013, January 1, 2016
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingWays and Means
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Drivers' Licenses
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
Facsimile Transmission
Local Government Mandates
Postal Service
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Social Security
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(10-301.1, 16-201, 3-204.1, 3-302, 3-305, 9-305, 9-306, 9-308.1, 9-310)

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.