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Senate Bill 0398


Senate Bill 0398

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF SB 398 (Updated February 17, 2004 11:36 am - DI 75)


Various election law changes. Provides that a majority vote (rather than the unanimous vote) of a county election board is sufficient to appoint a precinct election officer when a county chairman has failed to make a nomination. Establishes additional specifications for the statewide voter registration file. Permits the election administration assistance fund to be administered in accordance with amendments to the state's HAVA plan. Provides that, after December 31, 2005, the standards used to determine residency for voters are the same standards that must be used to determine residency for applying for a driver's license. Repeals statutes relating to printing of ballots. Legalizes certain actions taken after deadlines set in statutes enacted in 2003. Makes various changes to election law relating to the following: (1) Voter registration. (2) The statewide voter registration file. (3) Administration of election law under HAVA. (4) Certification of voting systems.
    Current Status:
     Out of Committee 2nd House
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