- District 41
Defines "election worker" and makes it a Level 6 felony to take certain actions: (1) for the purpose of influencing an election worker; (2) to obstruct or interfere with an election worker; or (3) that injure an election worker. Permits the use of an electronic device at a precinct or vote center to display a sample ballot. Provides, beginning January 1, 2024, that in a county that is not designated as a vote center county, a local public question or referendum may be placed on the ballot only at the following elections: (1) A general election. (2) A municipal general election, but only if the election district for the public question is contained entirely within a municipality. Provides, beginning January 1, 2024, that: (1) a state public question; or (2) an election of delegates to a convention to consider ratifying an amendment to the United States Constitution; may be placed on the ballot only at a general election. Specifies a temporary exception to the provisions concerning local public questions. Makes certain changes to the public question ballot language required for a controlled project referendum, school operations fund referendum, and school safety referendum. Declares confidential particular information that directly or indirectly indicates the selections made by a voter while voting in an election. Authorizes the repurposing of an electronic poll book unit as a device to display sample ballots if the electronic poll book software is deleted from the unit. Makes conforming changes.
First reading: referred to Committee on Elections and Apportionment
Referred to the House
Third reading: passed; Roll Call 168: yeas 48, nays 1
Cosponsors: Representatives Cherry and Pfaff
House sponsor: Representative Wesco
Amendment #1 (Ford J.D.) prevailed; voice vote
Amendment #2 (Walker G) prevailed; voice vote
Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Senator Ford Jon added as second author
Committee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy
Authored by Senator Walker G
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