SB 117

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Election, voter registration, allowed any day board of registrars has office hours, Sec. 17-3-50 am'd.
Description

Under existing law, a person may not register to vote during the 14-day period prior to any election

This bill would allow a person to register to vote on any day a board of registrars maintains office hours including the day of any election

Relating to voter registration; to amend Section 17-3-50, Code of Alabama 1975, by allowing a person to register to vote on any day a board of registrars maintains office hours including the day of any election.

Subjects
Elections
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Under existing law, a person may not register to vote during the 14-day period prior to any election

This bill would allow a person to register to vote on any day a board of registrars maintains office hours including the day of any election

Relating to voter registration; to amend Section 17-3-50, Code of Alabama 1975, by allowing a person to register to vote on any day a board of registrars maintains office hours including the day of any election.

Section 1

Section 17-3-50, Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§17-3-50.

The boards A board of registrars in the several counties of the state shall not register any person as a qualified elector within 14 days prior to any election; provided, that the boards shall register any person possessing the qualifications of an elector on any day the board maintains office hours. A board of registrars shall maintain open offices during business days in such during the 14-day period prior to any election and on election day during the hours of voting. The Secretary of State may adopt rules to implement this section."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 6, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass lost Roll Call 644
March 6, 2018SColeman-Madison motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 643
March 6, 2018SColeman-Madison Amendment Offered
March 6, 2018SLost in house of origin
February 22, 2018SSanders motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote
February 22, 2018SThird Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair
February 15, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Constitution, Ethics and Elections
2018-03-06
Chamber: Senate
Result: Failed
2018-03-06
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed