Existing law does not provide for a contingency plan in the event an election is disrupted because of an emergency
This bill would establish the Elections Emergency Act and authorize the Governor to suspend or delay elections in emergency circumstances
Relating to elections; to add a new Article 4, commencing with Section 17-9-70, to Chapter 9 of Title 17 of the Code of Alabama 1975; to establish the Elections Emergency Act; to authorize the Governor to suspend or delay elections in emergency circumstances.
|May 17, 2017||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 16, 2017||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 7, 2017||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Constitution, Campaigns and Elections|
|Hearing||February 15, 2017||Room #123 at 09:00||House CC&E Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB148 Alabama 2017 Session - Introduced|