SB 1490 Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; applying for and casting military-overseas ballots.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; applying for and casting military-overseas ballots. Requires the Commissioner of Elections to establish and supervise a pilot program to permit an active duty member of a uniformed service who has been called to duty for deployment without access to the United States mail and who is applying for or casting a military-overseas ballot to sign the military-overseas ballot application, the statement of voter accompanying the military-overseas ballot, and any other related documents using his digital signature associated with his Common Access Card issued by the U.S. Department of Defense or any replacement to the Common Access Card issued by the U.S. Department of Defense. The bill also requires the system through which a covered voter may apply for and receive voter registration materials, military-overseas ballots, and other information to be capable of accepting the submission of voted military-overseas ballots cast by any active duty member of a uniformed service who has been called to duty for deployment without access to the United States mail. The bill does not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of the bill is included in an appropriation act passed in 2017 by the General Assembly that becomes law. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2019.

Full text:
01/18/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103867D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105052D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/06/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17105052D-ES1  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/18/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103867D
01/18/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/31/17  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (9-Y 5-N)
01/31/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105052D-S1
01/31/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/02/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendments (16-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/06/17  Senate: Read second time
02/06/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/06/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17105052D-S1
02/06/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/06/17  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB1490ES1
02/06/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17105052D-ES1
02/07/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)
02/09/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/17  House: Read first time
02/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/09/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/21/17  House: Left in Privileges and Elections