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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to voting rights for electors in protected classes; and prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits school district, community college district and certain education service district elections from being conducted in manner that impairs ability of members of protected class to have equal opportunity to elect candidates of their choice as result of dilution or abridgment of rights of electors who are members of protected class.
Prohibits school district, community college district and certain education service district and community college district] elections from being conducted in manner that impairs ability of members of protected class to have equal opportunity to elect candidates of their choice as result of dilution or abridgment of rights of electors who are members of protected class. Establishes processes to ensure compliance with prohibition. Requires Secretary of State to ensure that forms used to nominate candidates for elected office to board of school district, education service district or community college district] give candidate option of providing candidate's race and ethnicity.
Chapter Number: Chapter 449
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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