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SB 112: Absentee Voting

GENERAL BILL by Thompson

Absentee Voting; Replacing the term “absentee ballot” with the term “vote-by-mail ballot”, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/10/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-37
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/11/2015 Senate • Filed
8/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Rules -SJ 11
10/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 10/21/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
10/21/2015 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
10/22/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 125
10/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 11/03/15, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
11/3/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 128
• Now in Rules -SJ 128
11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 12/03/15, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
12/3/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
12/4/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 126
1/11/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/13/16
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 11
1/13/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 175
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/15/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 216
• Passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 216
1/21/2016 House • In Messages
2/18/2016 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 499
• Received -HJ 499
2/19/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
2/23/2016 House • Substituted for CS/HB 361 -HJ 541
• Read 2nd time -HJ 541
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 572
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 572
3/1/2016 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 520
3/3/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 652
3/10/2016 • Approved by Governor -SJ 992
• Chapter No. 2016-37