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HB19-1278

Modifications To Uniform Election Code

Concerning modifications to miscellaneous provisions of the "Uniform Election Code of 1992".
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 emergency and 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 this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Lontine
Sen. S. Fenberg

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