H2626B4025A06872 MSP:JSL 08/31/20 #90 A06872
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 2626
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE BOYLE
Printer's No. 4025
Amend Bill, page 6, lines 18 and 19, by striking out ",
1303(e) and 1306(a) introductory paragraph and (b)(3)" and
inserting
and 1303(e)
Amend Bill, page 8, by inserting between lines 1 and 2
Section 6.1. Section 1306(a) introductory paragraph and (b)
(3) of the act, amended March 27, 2020 (P.L.41, No.12), are
amended and the section is amended by adding a subsection to
read:
Amend Bill, page 8, by inserting between lines 21 and 22
(a.1) In addition to the locations designated under
paragraph (1), the county board of elections may designate other
locations where an elector may deliver an absentee ballot. The
following shall apply:
(1) During the hours when the staffed return site is closed
or staff is unavailable, the drop-box shall be placed in a
secure area that is inaccessible to the public or otherwise
safeguarded.
(2) The county boards of elections shall ensure adequate
lighting is provided at all ballot return sites when the site is
in use.
(3) If possible, ballot return sites shall be monitored by a
video security surveillance system or an internal camera that
can capture digital images and video. A video security
surveillance system may include existing systems on county,
city, municipal or private buildings.
(4) Video surveillance shall be retained by the county
election office for at least sixty (60) days following the
deadline to certify the election.
Amend Bill, page 15, lines 11 and 12, by striking out "or to
the judge of elections of the elector's election district at the
elector's polling place" and inserting a bracket
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Amend Bill, page 15, line 12, by inserting after "place."
] or to the judge of elections of the elector's election
district at the elector's polling place. The county board of
elections may designate other locations where an elector may
deliver an absentee ballot. The following shall apply:
(1) During the hours when the staffed return site is closed
or staff is unavailable, the drop-box shall be placed in a
secure area that is inaccessible to the public or otherwise
safeguarded.
(2) The county boards of elections shall ensure adequate
lighting is provided at all ballot return sites when the site is
in use.
(3) If possible, ballot return sites shall be monitored by a
video security surveillance system or an internal camera that
can capture digital images and video. A video security
surveillance system may include existing systems on county,
city, municipal or private buildings.
(4) Video surveillance shall be retained by the county
election office for at least sixty (60) days following the
deadline to certify the election.
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See A06872 in
the context
of HB2626