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HB2179       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Voting by Mail; Voter Service Centers; Places of Deposit; Appropriation ($)
Description: Enacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020, and allows any election to be conducted by mail prior to the 2020 primary election, in whole or in part, as determined by the chief election officer or county clerk, as appropriate. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers, with a minimum of two on each island with a population over 75,000, that would remain open from the tenth business day preceding an election through the day of the election to receive personal delivery of mail-in ballots, accommodate voters with special needs, offer same day registration and voting, and provide other election services. Allows for additional places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election by mail program. Requires the office of elections to submit a report to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular session from 2019 through 2024, regarding the implementation of a vote by mail system. Takes effect on 1/1/2020.
Companion:  SB2616
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): YAMASHITA, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, GATES, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMANE, Learmont

Sort by Date Status Text
1/19/2018HPending introduction.
1/22/2018HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/26/2018HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8

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

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HB2179




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