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SB18-076: Ban Vote Trading

Criminal Legal Reform | Voting Rights
Bill Number: SB18-076
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: J. Melton/K. Lundberg


The bill makes it a misdemeanor criminal offense for a person to
trade a vote or offer to trade a vote with another elector in this state or a
person in another state in exchange for the other person’s vote for or
against a particular candidate, ballot issue, or ballot question.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (05/04/2018)
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (04/18/2018)
House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee (04/13/2018)
House Second Reading Laid Over to 04/11/2018 - No Amendments (04/10/2018)
House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole (04/04/2018)
House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only (03/15/2018)
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (02/07/2018)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (02/02/2018)

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