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Bill:  HB 1549 
Legislative Session: 78(R) Council Document: 78R 3714 DRH-D
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Last Action:06/22/2003 E See remarks for effective date
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to changes required in election laws to implement the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002.
Author:Denny | Howard | Uresti | Jones, Jesse | Heflin
Sponsor:Nelson
Subjects:Elections--Administration (I0277)
Elections--General (I0310)
Elections--Registration & Suffrage (I0265)
Elections--Voting Systems (I0270)
Electronic Information Systems (I0311)
HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT OF 2002 (P0243)
Companion:SB 910 by Nelson, Identical
Remarks:This Act takes effect January 1, 2004, except Sections 5 through 11 take effect January 1, 2006, and Section 13 takes effect September 1, 2003.
House Committee:Elections
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=4   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=3
Senate Committee:State Affairs
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
Actions: (descending date order)
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 See remarks for effective date      06/22/2003    
 Signed by the Governor      06/22/2003     6673
 Sent to the Governor      05/31/2003     6609
 Signed in the Senate      05/31/2003     4362
 Signed in the House      05/29/2003     4861
 Reported enrolled       05/29/2003   08:17 AM  5467
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported      05/28/2003     3220
 Text of Senate Amendment(s)      05/28/2003     4518
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)      05/28/2003     4518
 Senate Amendments printed and distributed       05/27/2003   03:13 PM 
 Senate passage as amended reported      05/27/2003     4417
 Record vote      05/27/2003     2460
 Passed      05/27/2003     2460
 Read 3rd time      05/27/2003     2460
 Record vote      05/27/2003     2460
 Three day rule suspended      05/27/2003     2460
 Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading      05/27/2003     2460
 Laid before the Senate      05/27/2003     2460
 Placed on local & uncontested calendar      05/26/2003    
 Committee report printed and distributed       05/15/2003   04:15 PM 
 Recommended for local & uncontested calendar      05/15/2003    
 Reported favorably as substituted      05/15/2003     1743
 Testimony taken in committee      05/12/2003    
 Considered in public hearing      05/12/2003    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      05/12/2003    
 Referred to State Affairs      04/25/2003     1126
 Read first time      04/25/2003     1126
 Received from the House      04/24/2003     1107
 Reported engrossed       04/24/2003   01:43 PM  1964
 Passed      04/24/2003     1783
 Read 3rd time      04/24/2003     1783
 Passed to engrossment as amended      04/23/2003     1737
 Amended   2-Denny   04/23/2003     1737
 Amended   1-Denny   04/23/2003     1736
 Read 2nd time      04/23/2003     1736
 Placed on General State Calendar      04/23/2003    
 Considered in Calendars      04/16/2003    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      04/09/2003    
 Committee report printed and distributed       04/08/2003   11:07 PM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      04/08/2003     1323
 Reported favorably as substituted      04/02/2003    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      04/02/2003    
 Considered in public hearing      04/02/2003    
 Left pending in committee      03/26/2003    
 Testimony taken in committee      03/26/2003    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      03/26/2003    
 Considered in public hearing      03/26/2003    
 Left pending in committee      03/12/2003    
 Testimony taken in committee      03/12/2003    
 Considered in public hearing      03/12/2003    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .      03/12/2003    
 Referred to Elections      03/06/2003     500
 Read first time      03/06/2003     500
 Filed      03/03/2003