2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 949
Primaries and elections; number of signatures for certain petitions shall be based on the turnout in last presidential election; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide that the number of signatures for ballot access petitions, nomination petitions, and pauper's petitions shall be based on the turnout in the last presidential election instead of voter registration totals; to provide for the posting of certain information regarding elections at the election superintendent's office; to provide for related matters; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to drivers' licenses, so as to authorize the use of certain driver's licensing information for voter registration purposes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/16/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/09/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2012 - House Hopper