COMMITTEE:   Elections 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Monday, April 20, 2015 

PLACE:       E1.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jodie Laubenberg 


The committee will meet to consider the following bills:


HJR 108       Reynolds               
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a county or other political subdivision from eliminating offices or changing district boundaries between the primary and general elections.

HB 428        Howard | et al.        
Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.

HJR 50        Howard | et al.        
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.

HB 535        Nevárez | et al.       
Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 913        Israel                 
Relating to the requirements pertaining to a ballot to be voted by mail and materials accompanying the official carrier envelope.

HB 947        Workman                
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

HB 1214       Larson | et al.        
Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.

HB 1308       Schofield
Relating to the method of returning a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1540       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to renewing the application to receive ballots to be voted by mail for certain elections held during a calendar year.

HB 2028       Miller, Rick           
Relating to the applicability of canceling an application for a ballot to be voted by mail to subsequent elections.

HB 2125       Klick                  
Relating to multiple methods of voting at the same polling place.

HB 2163       Miller, Rick           
Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2315       Márquez | et al.       
Relating to the election date for members of the board of trustees of an independent school district.

HB 2441       Harless                
Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement.

HB 2725       Goldman                
Relating to the days and hours that early voting is conducted by personal appearance.

HB 2840       Cyrier                 
Relating to the eligibility of certain citizens residing outside the United States to vote a full ballot.

HB 2961       Sanford                
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city.

HB 2962       Sanford                
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county.

HB 2983       Israel                 
Relating to the content of a temporary license issued by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 3110       Rodriguez, Eddie       
Relating to information regarding candidates provided by a political party to the secretary of state.

HB 3117       Rodriguez, Eddie       
Relating to the removal of a precinct or county chair for abandonment of office.

HB 3118       Goldman                
Relating to the canvassing of primary elections.

HB 3122       Faircloth              
Relating to ballots counted by the early voting ballot board.

HB 3124       Schofield              
Relating to the use of voting stations accessible to persons with disabilities in certain elections.

HB 3159       Fallon                 
Relating to a contract with a county for election services.

HB 3178       Schofield              
Relating to the assistance of a voter; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3456       Paul | et al.          
Relating to the composition of the district executive committee of a political party.

HB 3516       Schubert               
Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for special legislative elections.

HB 3684       Geren                  
Relating to political advertising.

HB 3770       Kuempel                
Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place.

HB 3779       Kacal                  
Relating to providing certain persons with a form notifying the voter registrar of a death.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 1308


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