View Amendment Current Amendment: 4 to Bill 3319

Reps. Rutherford and Simrill propose the following Amendment No. 4 to H. 3319 (COUNCIL\AHB\3319C001.BH.AHB20):

Reference is to Printer's Date 3/27/19-H.

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

/SECTION__.A. Notwithstanding another provision of law, all qualified electors are permitted to vote by absentee ballot in the 2020 primary and primary runoff elections. Notwithstanding the categories provided in Section 7-15-320 which allow for absentee voting under certain circumstances, no reason must be given during this time period if a qualified voter chooses to cast a vote by absentee ballot. The State Election Commission shall take all necessary and proper actions to allow qualified electors to request absentee ballots electronically on the State Election Commission's Internet website without the applicants' signatures for the 2020 primary and primary runoff elections. 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 and primary runoff elections.

B.This SECTION takes effect upon approval by the Governor and expires on July 1, 2020. /