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SB1066 SD1     
Report Title: Elections; Voting; Elections by Mail; Postponed Elections; Election Results; Election Expenses; Appropriation ($)
Description: Beginning with the primary election in 2018, requires the office of elections to implement election by mail in a county with a population of fewer than 100,000 and beginning with the 2020 primary election, implement election by mail in each of the other counties for all elections. Establishes an election by mail system, including requirements for ballots, replacement ballots, deficient return of ballots, electronic transmission of replacement ballots under certain circumstances, ballot counting, voter service centers, places of deposit, and election expenses and responsibilities. Establishes procedures for postponed elections. Makes conforming amendments to provide for an election by mail system. Allows voters in an election by mail system to request that their ballots be temporarily forwarded to another address in or outside of the State for a single election or a primary or special primary election and the election immediately following it. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the elections by mail program. Requires the office of elections to submit annual reports to the legislature from 2018 to 2024 regarding implementing the elections by mail program. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): KIM, ESPERO, GABBARD, GREEN, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Harimoto, Ihara, Nishihara, Riviere, L. Thielen

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1/25/2017SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2017SReferred to JDL, WAM.
1/30/2017SThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-03-17 8:45AM in conference room 016.
2/3/2017SThe committee(s) on JDL deferred the measure until 02-10-17 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/10/2017SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, K. Rhoads, Kim, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
2/16/2017SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 373) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/16/2017SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/17/2017SThe committee(s) on WAM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-22-17 9:30AM in conference room 211.
2/22/2017SThe committee on WAM deferred the measure.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB1066 SD1

JDL 016 2/03/2017 8:45 AM View
JDL 016 2/10/2017 9:00 AM View
WAM 211 2/22/2017 9:30 AM View