2018 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Rules and Executive Appointments)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to elections; and declaring an emergency.|
Clarifies timing for filing statement of contribution or expenditure.
Permits nonaffiliated elector to make request for major party primary ballot electronically, in person or by mail. Permits candidate who acts as own treasurer, or treasurer of principal campaign committee, political committee or petition committee, to provide initial information regarding bank account up to one business day] five business days after filing statement of organization. Prohibits candidate who cannot take office from appearing on ballot in district elections.] Extends time frames for filing officer duties regarding write-in candidates. Ends requirement that Secretary of State conduct random ordering of letters of alphabet for ballots with only one candidate. Resolves conflict in definition of "independent expenditure." Limits at 2,000 number of signatures that may be included on prospective petition to initiate state measure. Clarifies obligation of Secretary of State to include final certified ballot title on official template cover and signature sheets of initiative petition. Exempts filing officer from obligation to reprint ballots if filing officer determines that candidate has died, withdrawn or is not qualified to hold office less than 61 days before election. Protects enumerated information in elector's registration file from public disclosure, while requiring other enumerated information in file to be provided in publicly available lists maintained by Secretary of State and county clerks. Directs Secretary of State to maintain and update list that identifies electors who have and have not cast ballot during election period and make list available each business day during election period. Declares emergency, effective on passage. .
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 70|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|