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SB 1198: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Sachs

Elections; Authorizing an elector who changes his or her legal residence to vote in the precinct to which he or she has moved even if the change of residence is not within the same county; limiting the ballot summary of a joint resolution to 75 words in length; deleting a presumption that a ballot statement consisting of the full text of an amendment or revision is a clear and unambiguous statement of the substance and effect of the measure; revising and expanding locations that may be designated as early voting sites, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/26/2013 Senate • Filed
    3/1/2013 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 89
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)

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  • SB 1198, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/26/2013 at 2:09 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (13)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1045 Elections Stark Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 25 Elections Rouson Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 397 Constitutional Amendments Stafford Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (CJS)
    H 449 Early Voting Castor Dentel Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 1259 Elections Saunders Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EES)
    H 7013 (e1) Elections Ethics and Elections Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/21/2013 Chapter No. 2013-57
    Location: Became Law
    S 80 Elections Joyner Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 82 Early Voting Margolis Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 388 Elections Soto Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 600 (c3) Elections Latvala Compare Last Action: 4/16/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57) -SJ 446
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 668 Constitutional Amendments Bullard Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2013-57)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 782 Early Voting Thompson Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    S 888 Elections Braynon II Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    Location: In committee/council (EE)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    101.045 Electors must be registered in precinct; provisions for change of residence or name. Page 1 (pdf)
    101.161 Referenda; ballots. Page 4 (pdf)
    101.62 Request for absentee ballots. Page 7 (pdf)
    101.657 Early voting. Page 7 (pdf)

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