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Senate Bill 0341


Senate Bill 0341

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 341 (Updated April 28, 2005 9:27 pm - DI 14)


Various election law matters. Conference committee report for ESB 341. Authorizes imposition of civil penalties on precinct election officers who fail to perform their duties. Establishes a certified election worker program for education of precinct election officers and county election officials. Resolves a conflict in current law regarding voting in municipal elections by voters who no longer reside in a municipality. Permits a county voter registration office to update a voter's registration record by examining the poll list after election day to determine if certain first time voters have submitted documentation required under the Help America Vote Act. Specifies when affidavits executed by certain challenged voters are required to be forwarded by the county election board to the prosecuting attorney. Makes various changes to election law relating to the following: (1) Appeal of county election board decisions. (2) Precinct election officer status, training, and duties. (3) Identification of challengers, watchers, and pollbook holders. (4) Filing election related documents. (5) Withdrawal of candidates. (6) Disqualification of candidates. (7) Town convention procedures. (8) Listing of names of candidates on the ballot. (9) Requirements for the numbers of ballots provided to precincts. (10) Handling of ballots and other election materials. (11) Location of precincts. (12) Location of challengers. (13) Resolution of tie votes in elections for certain offices. (14) Filling candidate vacancies. (15) Filing petitions of nomination for school board elections. Removes obsolete date references, and updates other references. Repeals obsolete provisions. Resolves conflicts between SB 341 and the Title 20 recodification bill.
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