92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1800
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Short description: 
ELEC CD-EARLY VOTING                                                       

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.  Allows registered voters  to  vote  by      
   personal  appearance  during an early voting period. Provides that the      
   early voting period begins on the third Saturday preceding  a  general      
   primary,  consolidated  primary, consolidated, or general election and      
   ends on the Friday before the election.  Provides  for  permanent  and      
   temporary  polling places for early voting. Provides that the election      
   authority must publish a schedule of locations  and  times  for  early      
   voting.   Sets  procedures  for  the  issuance, return, and casting of      
   early ballots.  Prohibits advertising or campaigning within  100  feet      
   of a polling place for early voting. Amends the State Mandates Act to       
   provide for implementation without reimbursement.                           
          FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)                               
          HB 1800 would have minimal fiscal impact on the operations of        
          the State Board of Elections. Any implementation costs can be        
          absorbed within the Board's regular operating budget.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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