HB 1507 Primary schedule in 2011; moves primary date to August 23, 2011, in anticipation of redistricting.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Primary schedule in 2011.  Moves the June 14, 2011, primary date to August 23, 2011, in anticipation of the 2011 redistricting process and adjusts various deadlines for filings and election preparations to accommodate the new primary date.  The bill also authorizes the State Board of Elections to adjust dates and deadlines (other than the primary and election dates) if necessary to complete the Voting Rights Act Section 5 preclearance process.  The bill declares that an emergency exists and that the bill is effective upon passage.  The act will expire January 1, 2012.  

Full text:
12/17/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/11 11101159D  pdf
01/14/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104153D-H1  pdf
01/31/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1507ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/17/11  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1507ER2)  pdf
02/17/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)  pdf

Amendments:
Governor's recommendation

Status:
12/17/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/11 11101159D
12/17/10  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/11  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/14/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104153D-H1
01/17/11  House: Read first time
01/18/11  House: Read second time
01/18/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104153D-H1
01/18/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1507H1
01/19/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/19/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
01/20/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/25/11  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
01/27/11  Senate: Read second time
01/28/11  Senate: Read third time
01/28/11  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/11  House: Enrolled
01/31/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1507ER)
01/31/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/01/11  Senate: Signed by President
02/10/11  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
02/10/11  House: Placed on Calendar
02/11/11  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/11  House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (96-Y 0-N)
02/15/11  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/16/11  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/17/11  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/11  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
02/17/11  House: Reenrolled
02/17/11  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1507ER2)
02/17/11  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/17/11  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
02/17/11  House: Enacted, Chapter 3 (effective 2/17/11)
02/17/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)