PA HB2626 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Engrossed on September 2 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-09 - Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
Pending: Senate Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in Secretary of the Commonwealth, providing for reports on implementation of elections; in county boards of elections, further providing for powers and duties of county boards, for records and documents to be open to public inspection and proviso, for preservation of records and for watchers or attorneys at sessions of county board and candidates may be present; in district election officers, further providing for qualifications of election officers and for appointment of watchers; in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for applications for official absentee ballots, for date of application for absentee ballot, for official absentee voters ballots, for delivering or mailing ballots, for voting by absentee electors and for canvassing of official absentee ballots and mail-in ballots; in Statewide Uniform Registry of Electors Advisory Board, providing for SURE requirements; in voting by qualified mail-in electors, further providing for applications for official mail-in ballots, for date of application for mail-in ballot, for official mail-in elector ballots, for delivering or mailing ballots and for voting by mail-in electors; in penalties, providing for an enhancement of penalties for certain violations; and making an editorial change.

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Title

In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in Secretary of the Commonwealth, providing for reports on implementation of elections; in county boards of elections, further providing for powers and duties of county boards, for records and documents to be open to public inspection and proviso, for preservation of records and for watchers or attorneys at sessions of county board and candidates may be present; in district election officers, further providing for qualifications of election officers and for appointment of watchers; in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for applications for official absentee ballots, for date of application for absentee ballot, for official absentee voters ballots, for delivering or mailing ballots, for voting by absentee electors and for canvassing of official absentee ballots and mail-in ballots; in Statewide Uniform Registry of Electors Advisory Board, providing for SURE requirements; in voting by qualified mail-in electors, further providing for applications for official mail-in ballots, for date of application for mail-in ballot, for official mail-in elector ballots, for delivering or mailing ballots and for voting by mail-in electors; in penalties, providing for an enhancement of penalties for certain violations; and making an editorial change.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-08 - Senate - Senate State Government: Reported as Committed (Y: 7 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-03 - Senate - Senate State Government: Reported as Committed (Y: 7 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - House - House Appropriations: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 22 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4335, FP (Y: 112 N: 90 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4335, WEBSTER, MOT RECOM STATE GOVT (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6851, EVERETT (Y: 108 N: 94 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6874, BOYLE (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6872, BOYLE (Y: 94 N: 108 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6859, BOYLE (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6856, CIRESI (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6855, WEBSTER (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6854, DELISSIO (Y: 95 N: 107 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6840, BOYLE (Y: 202 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6813, BOYLE (Y: 93 N: 109 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6603, BOYLE (Y: 202 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-01 - House - House Floor: HB 2626 PN 4025, 2019 A6532, ROTHMAN (Y: 202 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-01 - House - House Rules: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-24 - House - House State Government: Report Bill As Amended (Y: 15 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-24 - House - House State Government: Adopt Amendment A06430 (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-09SenateRe-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
2020-09-09SenateSecond consideration
2020-09-08SenateFirst consideration
2020-09-08SenateRe-reported as committed
2020-09-04SenateRe-committed to STATE GOVERNMENT
2020-09-04SenateVote on first consideration, reconsidered
2020-09-03SenateFirst consideration
2020-09-03SenateReported as committed
2020-09-02SenateReferred to STATE GOVERNMENT
2020-09-02SenateIn the Senate
2020-09-02HouseThird consideration and final passage (112-90)
2020-09-02HouseRe-reported as committed
2020-09-01HouseRe-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
2020-09-01HouseSecond consideration, with amendments
2020-09-01HouseRe-reported as committed
2020-06-24HouseRe-committed to RULES
2020-06-24HouseFirst consideration
2020-06-24HouseReported as amended
2020-06-23HouseReferred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Pennsylvania State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=2626
Texthttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2019&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=B&billNbr=2626&pn=3977
Texthttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2019&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=B&billNbr=2626&pn=4025
Texthttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2019&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=B&billNbr=2626&pn=4335
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummaryH.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&cteeCde=36&theDate=06/24/2020&RollCallId=2294
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummaryH.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&cteeCde=36&theDate=06/24/2020&RollCallId=2296
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummaryH.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&cteeCde=44&theDate=09/01/2020&RollCallId=2395
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1552
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1553
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1554
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1555
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1556
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1557
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1558
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1559
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1560
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1561
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1562
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1572
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/RC/Public/rc_view_action2.cfm?sess_yr=2019&sess_ind=0&rc_body=H&rc_nbr=1573
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummary.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&chamber=S&cteeCde=41&theDate=09/03/2020&RollCallId=1079
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummary.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&chamber=S&cteeCde=41&theDate=09/08/2020&RollCallId=1105
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummaryH.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&cteeCde=4&theDate=09/02/2020&RollCallId=2432

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