COMMITTEE:    Elections 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, May 4, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Reggie Smith 


** Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes. The order at which bills heard is at the discretion of the chair. **


SB 924         Springer                                              
Relating to the combination of certain election precincts.

SB 1807        Springer                          Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the unlawful altering of election procedures; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1039        Bettencourt | et al.                                   
Relating to processes to address election irregularities; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1089        Parker | et al.                                        
Relating to repealing the ability to declare certain unopposed candidates for office as elected.

SB 1599        Hughes | et al.                                        
Relating to ballots voted by mail.

SB 1911        Bettencourt | et al.                                   
Relating to election supplies and the conduct of elections; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 477         Zaffirini                                             
Relating to accommodating voters with a disability.

HB 4621        Bhojani                                               
Relating to the authority to cancel an election on a measure.

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Bills added after last posting:

SB 1807


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