SB 967 Absentee ballot; persons applying to provide reason cannot vote at polling place, etc.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Application for absentee ballot. Eliminates certain additional information that a person applying for an absentee ballot must submit regarding the reason the applicant will be absent or cannot vote at his polling place on the day of the election, including (i) in the case of a person, or the spouse or dependent of a person, who is on active duty in the military, the person's or his spouse's rank, grade, or rate, and service identification number; (ii) in the case of a student, the address of his school; (iii) in the case of a person with a disability or who is ill or pregnant, the nature of the disability, illness, or pregnancy; (iv) in the case of a person confined awaiting trial, the address of the institution of confinement; (v) in the case of a person caring for an ill or disabled family member, the name of the ill or disabled family member and the nature of the disability or illness; (vi) in the case of a person with a religious obligation, his religion; (vii) in the case of a person who will be at work for 11 or more hours when the polls are open, the address of his place of work; and (viii) in the case of a person designated as a poll watcher, the name of the party chairman or candidate who designated him.

Full text:
01/08/13  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101139D  pdf
01/18/13  Senate: Committee substitute printed 13104254D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/15/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13105095D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/23/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB967ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/20/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)  pdf

Status:
01/08/13  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101139D
01/08/13  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/13  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 0-N)
01/18/13  Senate: Committee substitute printed 13104254D-S1
01/22/13  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N)
01/23/13  Senate: Read second time
01/23/13  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/23/13  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 13104254D-S1
01/23/13  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB967S1
01/24/13  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/13  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/13  House: Read first time
02/02/13  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/04/13  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
02/12/13  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/15/13  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (20-Y 1-N)
02/15/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13105095D-H1
02/18/13  House: Read second time
02/19/13  House: Read third time
02/19/13  House: Committee substitute agreed to 13105095D-H1
02/19/13  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB967H1
02/19/13  House: Passed House with substitute (97-Y 2-N)
02/19/13  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N)
02/20/13  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/13  Senate: Title replaced 13105095D-H1
02/23/13  Senate: Enrolled
02/23/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB967ER)
02/23/13  Senate: Signed by President
02/23/13  House: Signed by Speaker
03/20/13  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 620 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)