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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Dembrow
Regular Sponsors: Senator Gelser, Representative Barnhart, Power, Sanchez
Bill Title: Relating to the tracking of ballots; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires county clerk of each county to develop ballot tracking program that uses electronic mail and telephone text messages to inform participating elector when ballot is mailed to elector, when elector's completed ballot is received by county clerk and whether completed ballot has nonmatching signature or other defect that requires further action by elector in order for elector's vote to be counted.
Requires county clerk to regularly inform each elector in county of existence of program and method for signing up to participate in program. Prohibits county clerk from charging fee to elector to participate in program. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Secretary of State for purpose of carrying out program. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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