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House Bill 1281


House Bill 1281

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Absentee voting. Provides that a person assisting a voter in filling out an absentee ballot application may not assist the voter in completing the part of the application that states the reason the voter is entitled to vote an absentee ballot unless the voter is a voter with disabilities. Requires a person who files an absentee ballot application for another individual to submit a copy of the person's proof of identification with the application. Requires a person who files an absentee ballot application for another individual by facsimile (fax) must also include with the transmission the same affidavit that must be filed with a hand delivered application and a copy of the person's proof of identification. Requires a person who files multiple absentee ballot applications to file an affidavit and a copy of the person's proof of identification for each application. Provides that the deadline for filing an application for an absentee ballot by hand delivery is not later than 11:59 p.m. on the eighth day before election day.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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