View Amendment Current Amendment: 2a to Bill 3411

Reps. BRAWLEY, COBB-HUNTER, HENEGAN and KING propose the following Amendment No. 2a to H. 3411 (COUNCIL\AHB\3411C001.BH.AHB20):

Reference is to Printer's Date 4/8/20-S.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

/SECTION__ . A. Notwithstanding another provision of law, all qualified electors who are self-quarantining or isolating in order to avoid possible exposure to a contagious, communicable, or transmissible disease during an active pandemic or epidemic in this State, or persons whose place of residence or polling place is located in an area subject to an active and lawfully declared state of emergency, are permitted to vote by absentee ballot in the 2020 primary, primary runoff elections, and general election. The provisions of law contained in Title 7 of the 1976 Code that require an absentee ballot applicant's oath to be witnessed do not apply to the 2020 primary, primary runoff elections, or general election. The State Election Commission is directed to provide appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the provisions of this SECTION are implemented accordingly.

B.This SECTION takes effect upon approval by the Governor and expires on November 4, 2020. /