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CS/HB 281: Pub. Rec./Voters and Voter Registration

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Stevenson

Pub. Rec./Voters and Voter Registration; Providing an exemption from public records requirements for information related to a voter registration applicant's or voter's prior felony conviction and his or her restoration of voting rights; providing an exemption from public records requirements for information concerning preregistered voter registration applicants who are minors; providing for future legislative review and repeal; providing for retroactive application; providing statements of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/23/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-55
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2019 House • Filed
1/23/2019 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 41
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 41
3/11/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, 03/13/19, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/13/2019 House • Favorable by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 411
• Now in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 411
3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
3/28/2019 House • Favorable by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 546
3/29/2019 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 546
4/2/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/04/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall -- Not considered
4/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/08/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/8/2019 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 631
4/9/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/10/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 631
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 625
4/22/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19
4/25/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 905
• Amendment(s) adopted (433455) -HJ 905
• Read 3rd time -HJ 906
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 0 -HJ 906
4/25/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 498
• Received -SJ 498
4/26/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 521
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for SB 342 -SJ 521
• Read 2nd time -SJ 521
• Read 3rd time -SJ 521
• CS failed to pass; YEAS 24 NAYS 16 -SJ 521
• Motion to reconsider adopted -SJ 578
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2019 Senate • Amendment(s) adopted (113608) -SJ 585
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 585
4/29/2019 House • In returning messages
5/1/2019 House • Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (425013) -HJ 1128
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (113608) -HJ 1127, 1128
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 111 NAYS 1 -HJ 1128
5/1/2019 Senate • In returning messages
5/3/2019 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (177606) -SJ 896
• Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (425013) -SJ 896
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 896
5/3/2019 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (177606) -HJ 1267, 1268
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 106 NAYS 2 -HJ 1268
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1268
5/14/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/23/2019 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2019-55