SB 21-188

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 12, 2021
  • Passed Senate Apr 12, 2021
  • Passed House May 05, 2021
  • Signed by Governor May 21, 2021

Ballot Access For Voters With Disabilities

Abstract

Current law allows a voter with a disability to use an electronic voting device that produces a paper record to vote in a mail ballot election. If a voter receives a ballot through an electronic voting device, the voter is required to print the ballot to return it to the applicable election official. The bill allows a voter to either print the ballot or return the ballot by electronic transmission if printing the ballot is not feasible. Regardless of the method of return, the bill specifies that to be valid, a ballot must include a signed affidavit or a copy of an acceptable form of identification and must be received by the election official in the applicable jurisdiction before the close of polls on the day of the election.The bill also requires the secretary of state to establish an electronic transmission system through which a voter with a disability may request and return a ballot . (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Actions


May 21, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 13, 2021

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

May 06, 2021

Senate

Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

May 05, 2021

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 04, 2021

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

May 03, 2021

House

House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Apr 29, 2021

House

House Committee on State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole

Apr 12, 2021

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 09, 2021

Senate

Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

Apr 06, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Senate Committee of the Whole State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Mar 19, 2021

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (05/21/2021) PDF
Final Act (05/13/2021) PDF
Rerevised (05/05/2021) PDF
Revised (05/04/2021) PDF
Reengrossed (04/12/2021) PDF
Engrossed (04/09/2021) PDF
Introduced (03/19/2021) PDF
PA2 (04/30/2021) PDF
PA1 (04/07/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/01/2021) PDF

Sources

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