Florida Senate - 2018 SB 1682 By Senator Torres 15-01674-18 20181682__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to an election alert system; creating 3 s. 101.622, F.S.; establishing an election alert 4 system to notify electors of certain voting 5 information; providing system requirements; providing 6 an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Section 101.622, Florida Statutes, is created to 11 read: 12 101.622 Election alert system.— 13 (1) The supervisor of elections shall establish an election 14 alert system consistent with this section. 15 (2) The supervisor of elections shall, on the supervisor’s 16 website or the elector’s voter registration form, or both if the 17 supervisor chooses, provide an elector with the ability to 18 receive alerts. 19 (3) The alert system must provide electors with a text 20 message or an e-mail notification informing the elector that 21 voting has begun and of any changes in voting hours or 22 locations. The message or e-mail must be sent by 11 a.m. on the 23 first day of early voting and on election day, and it must 24 provide a link to precinct polling places and the hours the 25 precinct polling places are open. 26 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.