COMMITTEE:††† Elections†

TIME & DATE:† 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Thursday, March 30, 2023†

PLACE:††††††† E2.016†
CHAIR:††††††† Rep. Reggie Smith†


The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses to ensure consideration of posted and pending business, especially if testimony would cause the public hearing to extend into the next calendar day.


HB 5131††††††† Bell, Cecil†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the randomized audits of elections in certain counties.

HB 3046††††††† Kacal | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the omission of a deceased candidate from the ballot in certain elections.

HB 1632††††††† Paul††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to standardized training for election officers.

HB 3611††††††† Cain††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the determination of a majority vote in certain elections.

HB 2020††††††† Oliverson | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the suspension of a county elections administrator.

HB 703†††††††† GonzŠlez, Jessica | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the compensation of an election judge or clerk.

HB 4780††††††† Smith†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to ballots voted by mail.

HB 371†††††††† Bucy††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the date of runoff elections.

HB 153†††††††† Swanson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to a ballot option to not vote for any candidate.

HB 1217††††††† Swanson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the hours during which early voting by personal appearance is conducted.

HB 5053††††††† DeAyala†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.

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