HB 2179 Form of ballot; order of independent candidates, required paperwork.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Form of ballot; order of independent candidates. Provides that when there is more than one independent candidate for an office, their names shall appear on the ballot in an order determined by the priority of time of filing all required paperwork for the office. In the event that two or more candidates file simultaneously, the order of filing is determined by lot by the electoral board. Currently, this order applies only to the names of candidates for school board, and the names of all other independent candidates appear alphabetically. This bill is identical to SB 1104.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101229D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101229D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/21/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2179ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0352)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101229D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Read second time
01/31/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2179E
01/31/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101229D-E
02/01/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/17  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Enrolled
02/21/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2179ER)
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 352 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0352)