COMMITTEE:††† Elections†

TIME & DATE:† 8:00 AM, Thursday, April 15, 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 two (2) minutes.*


HB 3302††††††† Landgraf††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the order of names of certain candidates on a ballot.

HB 2602††††††† Paul | et al.†††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to hours of service by an election watcher.

HB 3566††††††† Cortez††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the ballot application requirements for the election of a precinct chair.

HB 3920††††††† Dean††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4251††††††† Toth††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to public libraries as voter registration agencies.

HB 3970††††††† Vasut†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the acceptance and counting of early voting ballots voted by mail.

HB 4498††††††† Cain††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to compliance with the National Voter Registration Act.

HB 4427††††††† GonzŠlez, Jessica††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the powers and duties of the committees and officers of certain political parties regarding the conduct of primary elections.

HB 2149††††††† Clardy††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to temporary branch polling places.

HB 895†††††††† Swanson | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials.

HB 1812††††††† Swanson†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to filing fees for certain candidates for office in primary elections.

HB 3341††††††† Swanson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to a pilot program for recording activity at a ballot counting station.

HB 3303††††††† Schofield†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the procedure for making any change from any voting standard, practice, or procedure authorized by the Election Code

HB 2059††††††† Bucy††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the date of runoff elections.

HB 2859††††††† Bucy††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the secretary of state posting on the secretary of state's Internet website databases containing certain information about elections.

HB 2574††††††† Beckley†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the applicability of nepotism prohibitions to the appointment of certain election officers.

HB 740†††††††† Fierro††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to preferential voting in runoff elections for certain voters voting by mail.

HB 3999††††††† Jetton | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the powers and duties of a presiding judge and alternate presiding judge in an election.

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Bills added after last posting:

HB 1812

HB 2059

HB 2149

HB 2602

HB 4251

HB 4427


**†††††††† See Committee Coordinator for previous versions†††††††† **
of this notice.


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