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  • Introduced
    Mar 04, 2021
  • Passed Senate
  • Passed House
  • Signed into Law
SB 1017
Connecticut Senate Bill
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION REGARDING REDISTRICTING. To (1) make permanent the use of absentee ballot drop boxes initially used during the 2020 election cycle, (2) bring certain state laws relating to the circulation of nominating and primary petitions into compliance with federal case law, (3) in the case of nominations for judges of probate and members of Congress, reduce the time by which a person other than a party-endorsed candidate can file a candidacy for nomination in order for a primary to be held, (4) require the Secretary of the State to develop a system through which election-related forms can be signed electronically, (5) include absentee ballot central counting locations in post-election audits of voting districts, (6) allow the Secretary to suspend supervised absentee voting during certain emergencies, (7) require the Secretary to review local election officials' implementation of redistricting plans, (8) require the Secretary to provide accessible absentee ballots to certain visually impaired electors, (9) require all municipal elections to be held in November, and (10) allow the Governor to issue writs of election electronically.
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Senate • Apr 22, 2021: File Number 591
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  • Apr 22, 2021 | Senate
    • Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
    • Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
    • Senate Calendar Number 340
    • File Number 591
  • Apr 16, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/21/21 5:00 PM
  • Apr 06, 2021 | Senate
    • Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
  • Apr 05, 2021 | Senate
    • Joint Favorable Substitute
  • Mar 05, 2021 | Senate
    • Public Hearing 03/10
  • Mar 04, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections