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SB 057: Metro Dist Mail Elections

Voting Rights
Bill Number: SB11 057
Year: 2011
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Harvey, McNulty

Description:

Current statute requires the designated election official for a metropolitan district election to send a mail-in ballot to every eligible
elector who resides in the metropolitan district (district) and who has requested to be placed on the permanent mail-in ballot list by the county clerk and recorder.

The bill allows the designated election official of a metropolitan district having 10,000 or more electors to only send mail-in ballots to
eligible electors:

  • That returned a ballot in the most recent district election;
  • Who have appeared on the permanent mail-in ballot list after the most recent district election; and
  • Who have notified the district of the elector's desire to receive a mail-in ballot for the district election. 

Current Status:

01/19/2011 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans & Military Affairs
01/19/2011 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans & Military Affairs + Appropriations
02/07/2011 Senate Committee on State, Veterans & Military Affairs Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
02/16/2011 Senate Committee on State, Veterans & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/25/2011 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/01/2011 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/04/2011 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments



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