HB17-1088

HB17-1088 - Voter Signature Verification & Electronic Petition Pilot

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Concerning signature verification for candidate petitions filed with the secretary of state.

Commencing in 2018, section 1 of the bill requires signature verification for candidate petitions that are required to be filed with the secretary of state's office, describes the processes by which signatures are evaluated and candidates given an opportunity to cure a signature that is not verified, and authorizes the secretary of state to promulgate rules regarding such signature verification.

Section 2 creates a procedure by which a major or minor party candidate who is required to file his or her petition with the secretary of state's office may cure errors or insufficiencies regarding circulator affidavits. Section 2 directs the secretary to promulgate rules to implement the cure process.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Latest update: April 21, 2017
04/21/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/20/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/18/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/12/2017 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/07/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/05/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/04/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/03/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/31/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/23/2017 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/19/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs