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House Bill 227; Regular Session 2019-2020


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An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in nomination of candidates, further providing for number of signers required for nomination petitions of candidates at primaries; in ballots, further providing for form of ballots, printing ballots, stubs and numbers, for number of ballots to be printed and specimen ballots and for record of ballots to be kept; in electronic voting systems, further providing for forms, for supplies, preparation of the voting system and of polling places, for election day procedures and the process of voting and for post election procedures; in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for voter's certificates, for manner of applying to vote, persons entitled to vote, voter's certificates, entries to be made in district register, numbered lists of voters and challenges, for admission of electors within enclosed space, for ballots to be issued by election officers only, ballots not to be removed and official ballots only to be deposited or counted and for duties of election officers after the close of the polls in districts in which ballots are used; in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for official absentee voters ballots; in voting by qualified mail-in electors, further providing for official mail-in elector ballots; and, in returns of primaries and elections, further providing for computation of returns by county board, certification and issuance of certificates of election.
PN 0197
Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT, Jan. 28, 2019
Reported as committed, Jan. 30, 2019
First consideration, Jan. 30, 2019
Laid on the table, Jan. 30, 2019
Removed from table, Jan. 30, 2019
Second consideration, Feb. 4, 2019
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, Feb. 4, 2019
Re-reported as committed, Feb. 5, 2019
Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 5, 2019 (193-0)
In the Senate
Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT, Feb. 8, 2019
Reported as committed, May 7, 2019
First consideration, May 7, 2019
Second consideration, May 8, 2019
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, May 8, 2019
Re-reported as committed, Oct. 21, 2019
PN 2925
Amended on third consideration, Nov. 19, 2019
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1070-1071), Nov. 19, 2019
Third consideration and final passage, Nov. 20, 2019 (49-0)
In the House
Referred to RULES, Nov. 21, 2019
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, Nov. 21, 2019
House concurred in Senate amendments, Nov. 21, 2019 (187-0)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1932-1933), Nov. 21, 2019
Signed in House, Nov. 21, 2019
Signed in Senate, Nov. 21, 2019
Presented to the Governor, Nov. 22, 2019
Approved by the Governor, Nov. 27, 2019
Act No. 94
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