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  • Introduced
    Feb 01, 2021
  • Passed House
    Jun 05, 2021
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
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HB 6325
Connecticut House Bill
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE, ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND ELECTION AUDITS. To (1) require the Secretary of the State to report on certain election laws modified or suspended for any primary or election held in 2020 or 2021, (2) require any declaratory ruling, instruction, opinion or order of the Secretary to be adopted as a regulation and submitted to the Legislative Regulation Review Committee, (3) prohibit the unsolicited mailing of absentee ballots by certain election officials, (4) provide state-wide consistency regarding pre-election day processing of absentee ballots whenever authorized and prohibit registrars of voters from contacting voters for the purpose of curing unsigned absentee ballots, (5) require the Secretary to establish a pilot program from the verification of signatures on returned absentee ballot envelopes, (6) require that absentee ballot applications contain a statement regarding penalties for noncompliance with certain provisions, (7) establish a task force to study the feasibility of single-envelope returns of absentee ballots, (8) establish a working group to examine risk-limiting audits of election results, and (9) change the deadline by which minor parties need to file their rules with the Secretary prior to nominating candidates for office.
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Senate • Jun 06, 2021: Senate Calendar Number 568
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  • Jun 06, 2021 | Senate
    • Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
    • Senate Calendar Number 568
  • Jun 05, 2021 | Senate
    • Transmitted Pursuant To Joint Rule 17
  • Jun 05, 2021 | House
    • House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 10272
    • House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
  • Apr 19, 2021 | House
    • Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
    • Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
    • House Calendar Number 367
    • File Number 500
  • Apr 12, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/19/21 10:00 AM
  • Apr 01, 2021 | House
    • Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
  • Mar 31, 2021 | House
    • Joint Favorable Substitute
  • Mar 19, 2021 | House
    • Public Hearing 03/24
  • Mar 18, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
  • Mar 17, 2021 | House
    • Drafted by Committee
  • Feb 10, 2021 | House
    • Vote to Draft
  • Feb 01, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections