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HB19-1278

Modifications To Uniform Election Code

Concerning modifications to miscellaneous provisions of the "Uniform Election Code of 1992", and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

The bill makes changes to the "Uniform Election Code of 1992" (code), including changes to procedures for voter registration, ballot access requirements, political party organization filing requirements, procedures for in-person voting, requirements for the content of an election plan, procedures for curing ballots, and requirements for curing recall petitions. The formulas and hours for drop boxes and voter service and polling centers are revised. The bill allows a 17-year-old who is preregistered and who will be 18 on the date of the next general election to vote in a primary, and allows a person to seek a court order to keep polling locations open past the regular closing time on election day when voting at or access to a polling location has been substantially impaired. The bill makes additional technical changes and corrections to the code.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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