Mark L. Cole
Conduct of elections; vote counting; requiredlive video recording. Requires the general registrar of each county and city to provide for a live video recording of each pollingplace while absentee ballots are cast, votes are counted, and returnsare completed, and of each central absentee precinct while ballots are handled and returns are completed. The general registrars arerequired to ensure the video coverage is recorded and retained untilthe deadline to request a recount has passed and, if any contestor recount is pending thereafter, until it has been concluded. The bill provides that each live video recording must include date andtime indicators and be linked to the official website of the countyor city. The Department of Elections is required to post links onits official website to the video coverage for viewing by the public.The bill provides that any disruption in video coverage shall notaffect or prevent the continued casting of absentee ballots, countingof votes, or completion of returns, and is not grounds for an electioncontest.
Left in Privileges and Elections
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (3-Y 2-N)
Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1746)
Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
Impact statement from DPB (HB1746)
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100832D
Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
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|Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1746F122.PDF|
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