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HB17-1088: Voter Signature Verification & Electronic Petition Pilot

Voting Rights
Bill Number: HB17-1088
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: P. Neville/T. Neville

Description:

Commencing in 2018, section 1 of the bill requires signature
verification for candidate petitions that are required to be filed with the
secretary of state’s office, and authorizes the secretary of state to
promulgate rules regarding such signature verification. Beginning in
2020, section 3 requires signature verification on ballot issue petitions for
which random sampling sufficiency has been established.
Section 2 requires the secretary of state to develop a pilot program
for electronic petition processes.


Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/08/2017)
Sent to the Governor (05/18/2017)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (04/21/2017)
Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole (04/18/2017)
Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations (04/12/2017)
House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Appropriations (03/23/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (04/07/2017)
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (01/19/2017)



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