SB 1467 Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots. Allows the officers of election at a central absentee voter precinct to begin tallying the absentee ballots that are counted by hand at any time after 3:00 p.m. on the day of the election. Currently, absentee ballots may be processed at the central absentee voter precinct prior to the closing of the polls but shall not be counted until after the polls have closed. The bill prohibits any counts of tallies to be determined or transmitted outside of the central absentee voter precinct until after the closing of the polls. It also prohibits the use of cell phones and other communication devices during such tallying and until the close of polls. Any persons present in the central absentee voter precinct during this time is required to sign a statement under oath that he will not transmit any counts prior to the closing of the polls. Any person who transmits any counts in violation of the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/16/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103917D  pdf | impact statement
01/24/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104748D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/17/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105257D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1467ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)  pdf

Status:
01/16/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103917D
01/16/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/17  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104748D-S1
01/25/17  Senate: Incorporates SB1503 (Favola)
01/26/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Read second time
01/27/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/27/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17104748D-S1
01/27/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1467S1
01/30/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/17  House: Read first time
02/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/02/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/07/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105257D-H1
02/20/17  House: Read second time
02/21/17  House: Read third time
02/21/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17105257D-H1
02/21/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1467H1
02/21/17  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Title replaced 17105257D-H1
03/07/17  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1467ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 711 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)