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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 387
Absentee Ballots; allow electors to request/cast without stating a reason; allow electronic submission of requests by certain electors
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 10 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to absentee ballots, so as to allow electors to request and cast absentee ballots without stating a reason for doing so; to allow the electronic submission of absentee ballot requests by certain electors; to require registrars and absentee ballot clerks to determine the eligibility of electors to vote by absentee ballot; to provide for the safekeeping of absentee ballots; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/12/2008 - Effective Date
May/12/2008 - Act 531
May/12/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/21/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/28/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/28/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/20/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/11/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/08/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/31/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/30/2008 - Senate Hopper
3/28/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1010Yea(45)Nay(2)NV(2)
Mar/28/2008 - House Vote #887Yea(144)Nay(11)NV(16)
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Vote #581Yea(47)Nay(3)NV(1)
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