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SB1097

Absentee voting; witness signature not required.

Status:
Passed

Chief Patron:
Barbara Favola (D)

Session:
2021 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Absentee voting; witness signature not required.

Repeals the requirement that an absentee ballot be opened in the presence of a witness and signed by such witness.
  • Bill History

  • 11/09/2020 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100137D
  • 11/09/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/15/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1097)
  • 01/19/2021 - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
  • 01/21/2021 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 01/22/2021 - Senate: Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/25/2021 - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/02/2021 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/02/2021 - House: Read first time
  • 02/02/2021 - House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 02/08/2021 - House: Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections
  • 02/10/2021 - House: Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
  • 02/16/2021 - House: House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
  • 02/16/2021 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
  • 02/17/2021 - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
  • 02/17/2021 - House: Committee substitute printed 21200289D-H1
  • 02/19/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1097H1)
  • 02/19/2021 - House: Read second time
  • 02/22/2021 - House: Read third time
  • 02/22/2021 - House: Committee substitute agreed to 21200289D-H1
  • 02/22/2021 - House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1097H1
  • 02/22/2021 - House: Passed House with substitute (55-Y 45-N)
  • 02/22/2021 - House: VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: Title replaced 21200289D-H1
  • 02/25/2021 - Senate: Enrolled
  • 02/25/2021 - Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1097ER)
  • 02/25/2021 - Senate: Signed by President
  • 02/26/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1097ER)
  • 02/26/2021 - House: Signed by Speaker
  • 03/01/2021 - Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
  • 03/01/2021 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
  • 03/18/2021 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 235 (effective 7/1/21)
  • 03/18/2021 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)

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