ELECTIONS BILLS PASSED IN TEXAS’ 83RD LEGISLATIVE SESSION Proposal

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Nonpartisan poll watcher placement Require poll watchers to wear identifying badge within polling place Establish clear guidelines for poll workers to be removed for cause Establish residency requirements Require citizenship verification in voter registration New voter registration list accuracy requirements Establish cross-state voter registration audit agreements Reschedule early voting by appearance to 7 days Establish early voting designations in poll books Allow verification of signature match on absentee ballots to voter registration or other signature on file Make paying or receiving compensation for assisting mail-in voters a Class A misdemeanor Amend voter assistance oath to state that assistor is not voter’s employer or union representative Allow for placement of cameras in early voting locations Increase penalties for criminal mail ballot assistance Allow certain active duty overseas military to cast ballots electronically. Allow for capturing voters’ signatures via electronic signature rosters. Huffman [R Miller] Capriglione S Davis Murphy R Miller R Miller [Duncan] Klick Harless Sheets Simmons [Estes] Klick
SIGNED To CAL Referred HOUSE Referred SIGNED To CAL Comm Referred SIGNED

Sponsor

Status

Bill #
SB 160 HB 1303 HB 2931 HB 1783 HB 966 HB 3074 HB 2512 HB 2372 HB 2093 HB 1181 HB 2233

11

To CAL

HB 1560

12

R Miller [Huffman] White Burkett White Klick

SIGNED

HB 2475

13

Comm SIGNED

HB 2848 HB 148 HB 1129 HB 2373

SIGNED SIGNED

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