Passed BothConf. Cmte
- Election Law - Absentee Ballots - Signature Requirements and Verification
- Sponsored by
- Delegate R. Long
- In the House - Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Prohibiting a local board of elections from removing an absentee ballot from a return envelope or ballot/return envelope or counting the ballot unless the return envelope or ballot/return envelope is signed by the voter and, except under certain circumstances, a witness, and the local board verifies the voter's signature; and providing that the witness signature requirement does not apply to active duty uniformed services members serving overseas or their spouses or dependents who live overseas.
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2023
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
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