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House Bill 1284

House Bill 1284

ARCHIVE (2012)

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Various election law matters. Provides that a petition of nomination filed with a county voter registration office must contain the original signatures of voters, and not photocopies or other reproductions of signatures. Permits county vote center plans to use other titles to designate precinct election officials (rather than inspector, judge, poll clerk, assistant poll clerk, or election sheriff). Provides that the county vote center plan must specify which precinct election officer is to perform a duty required of a precinct election officer by the election code. Defines when a voter registration application is incomplete. Amends late registration procedures for military and overseas voters. Requires a county election board to transmit an absentee ballot to a military or overseas voter whose application requesting that an absentee ballot be sent by electronic mail is approved. Provides that the subscription of an entity to statewide voter registration file information expires on the first January 1 following payment of the annual fee. Amends the requirements concerning precinct polling place lists to update a reference to voter identification number and to add birth dates. Permits a vote center county to use notices mailed to the active voters of the county (or provided at the vote center) and presented at a vote center for the purpose of obtaining a voter's signature when casting a ballot (rather than having the voter sign a printed poll list). Permits the county election board of a county that is not a vote center county to adopt an order to use electronic poll lists. Specifies procedures for designation of a voter registration record as "inactive" following the return of a postage paid card to a county voter registration office. Requires
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In Committee - first House
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