Existing law does not provide for a contingency plan in the event an election is disrupted because of a declared state of emergency
This bill would establish the Elections Emergency Act and authorize the Governor to suspend or delay elections in the event of a declared state of emergency
Relating to elections; to amend Section 17-11-3, Code of Alabama 1975 and 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; and to authorize the Governor to suspend or delay elections in the event of a declared state of emergency.
|March 10, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Constitution, Campaigns and Elections|
|Bill Text||HB419 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|