By Davila                                             H.B. No. 2733
                                 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
    1-1                                AN ACT
    1-2  relating to the manner in which early and general election day
    1-3  voting results are published by the county clerk.
    1-5        SECTION 1.  Section 67.017 of Chapter 67 of the Elections
    1-6  Code, is amended by adding:
    1-7        Subsection (f) the county clerk shall publish a report which
    1-8  includes all information required to be submitted to the Secretary
    1-9  of States Office as well as "election day" results by election
   1-10  precinct for each candidate as described in Subsection (a) of this
   1-11  chapter.  The report should be made available to the public at a
   1-12  cost no greater that the cost incurred by the county clerk.
   1-13        SECTION 2.  Subchapter G of Chapter 87 of the elections code
   1-14  is amended by adding:
   1-15        Section 87.125.  PUBLISHING OF EARLY VOTING RESULTS BY THE
   1-16  COUNTY CLERK.   The county clerk shall publish and make available
   1-17  to the public the results from early voting.  The information
   1-18  published should include results for each candidate as described in
   1-19  Chapter 67 Sec. 67.017(a) or measure by election precinct.  The
   1-20  information should be made available in the same timely manner and
   1-21  in the same form as required by the Secretary of States office
   1-22  early vote report as outlined in Section 87.1231 of this Section.
   1-23        SECTION 3.  The importance of this legislation and the
    2-1  crowded conditions of the calendars on both houses create an
    2-2  emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
    2-3  constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
    2-4  days in each house be suspended, and the rule is hereby suspended.