COMMITTEE:    Elections 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, March 18, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. Briscoe Cain 


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair. *Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.*


The Committee will hear invited testimony on elections.


HB 25          Swanson                                               
Relating to a prohibition on the distribution of an application form for an early voting ballot.

HB 574         Bonnen | et al.                                        
Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election.

HB 611         Swanson                                               
Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 752         Israel                                                
Relating to the election of certain unopposed candidates.

HB 1264        Bell, Keith                                           
Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state.

HB 1382        Bucy                                                  
Relating to an electronic system to monitor the status of a ballot voted by mail application and ballot.

HB 1397        White                                                 
Relating to the required disclosure of entities with an ownership interest in a vendor of voting system equipment.

HB 1622        Guillen                                               
Relating to reporting of early voting totals.

HB 1724        Paul                                                  
Relating to service as an election watcher.

HB 1725        Paul                                                  
Relating to prohibiting in-person delivery of ballots by mail.

HB 1890        Schofield                                             
Relating to the date of the primary election runoff.

HR 237         Rogers                                                
Expressing support for processing all data relating to local, state, and national elections and storing electronic and paper ballots and all records relating to voting machines within the United States.

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