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TNHB1714IntroAs introduced, authorizes voters to request an absentee ballot by an online form. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 6, Part 2.
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2020-01-17
Filed for introduction
TNSB1555IntroAs introduced, authorizes voters to request an absentee ballot by an online form. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 6, Part 2.
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2020-01-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1569IntroAs introduced, authorizes absentee ballot counting boards to begin to tabulate the results of early and absentee voting at the time the polls are statutorily required to close, even if voters in the county are still waiting in line to vote; requires ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1570IntroAs introduced, adds the state and local government committee of the senate and the local government committee of the house to where the secretary of state files the annual consolidated report on HAVA requirements and payments. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-01-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1574IntroAs introduced, adds the government operations committees to the list of committees that are to receive a copy of the consolidated report on the Help America Vote Act from the secretary of state each year. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40, Chapter 29...
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2020-01-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB1674IntroAs introduced, requires county election commissions to designate public institutions of higher education with 8,000 or more enrolled students as polling places during early voting in federal and state general elections and presidential primaries for ...
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2020-01-16
Intro., P1C.
TNHB1590IntroAs introduced, allows a student currently enrolled at a public institution of higher education to use a photo identification card issued by the public institution of higher education to verify the student's identity when voting. - Amends TCA Title 2,...
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB0206IntroAs introduced, revises the period during which a person may register to vote from at least 30 days before an election to at least 30 days before the first day of early voting for the election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2020-01-03
Withdrawn.
TNSB0727PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing convenient voting centers pilot projects. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 445
TNHB0911PassAs enacted, establishes requirements governing an executive committee's determination that a candidate is not qualified and exclusion of the candidate's name from a ballot. - Amends TCA Section 2-5-204.
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2019-05-29
Pub. Ch. 441
TNHB1077PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing convenient voting centers pilot projects. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2019-05-29
Pub. Ch. 445
TNSB1354PassAs enacted, establishes requirements governing an executive committee's determination that a candidate is not qualified and exclusion of the candidate's name from a ballot. - Amends TCA Section 2-5-204.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 441
TNHB0185PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the filing of a vacancy in the state senate when the vacancy occurs within 45 days of the election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 397
TNSB1355PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the filing of a vacancy in the state senate when the vacancy occurs within 45 days of the election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 397
TNSB0726PassAs enacted, authorizes Rutherford County to establish a program to operate convenient voting centers for federal, state, and local elections under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3.
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 234
TNHB0860PassAs enacted, prohibits a person convicted of voter fraud in any state from assisting a person with voting in this state, including early voting and by absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 271
TNHB1078PassAs enacted, authorizes Rutherford County to establish a program to operate convenient voting centers for federal, state, and local elections under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3.
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 234
TNSB0971PassAs enacted, establishes requirements for person or organization that has not been designated by the county election commission to conduct supplemental voter registration drives that attempts to register 100 or more people to vote; revises and adds va...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 250
TNHB1079PassAs enacted, establishes requirements for person or organization that has not been designated by the county election commission to conduct supplemental voter registration drives that attempts to register 100 or more people to vote; revises and adds va...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 250
TNSB1264PassAs enacted, prohibits a person convicted of voter fraud in any state from assisting a person with voting in this state, including early voting and by absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 271
TNSB0389IntroAs introduced, requires the county election commission to appoint the minimum number of election officials by at least 20 days before each election instead of 10 days before the election. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5 and Title 8.
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2019-04-17
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0888EngrossAs introduced, disqualifies a member of a county election commission from continuing to serve on the commission if the member's spouse, parent, sibling, or child qualifies for any public office. - Amends TCA Section 2-12-102.
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2019-04-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB0770IntroAs introduced, disqualifies a member of a county election commission from continuing to serve on the commission if the member's spouse, parent, sibling, or child qualifies for any public office. - Amends TCA Section 2-12-102.
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2019-04-17
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0970IntroAs introduced, reduces, from not more than 90 days nor less than 10 days to not more than 60 days nor less than 10 days, the time within which the county election commission must appoint election officials before an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-04-17
Deferred to Summer Study
TNSB1318IntroAs introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2019-04-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0762PassAs enacted, prohibits candidate who loses primary election from qualifying as a write-in candidate for the general election; prohibits write-in votes for such candidate from being counted for the general election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5 and ...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 128
TNSB1258PassAs enacted, prohibits candidate who loses primary election from qualifying as a write-in candidate for the general election; prohibits write-in votes for such candidate from being counted for the general election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5 and ...
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2019-04-15
Pub. Ch. 128
TNHB0965FailAs introduced, authorizes person who registers to vote by mail to cast the person's first vote by absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2019-04-10
Failed in Local Committee
TNHB0599IntroAs introduced, reduces, from not more than 90 days nor less than 10 days to not more than 60 days nor less than 10 days, the time within which the county election commission must appoint election officials before an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-04-10
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNSB0940IntroAs introduced, permits a person at least 16 years of age but not more than 18 years of age to be registered to vote upon turning 18 years of age through submittal of an application for a driver's permit, driver license, or photo identification licens...
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2019-04-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1017IntroAs introduced, requires a brief summary of any question, regardless of length, submitted to the people for a vote. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-04-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1093IntroAs introduced, authorizes person who registers to vote by mail to cast the person's first vote by absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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2019-04-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0013PassAs enacted, requires county election commission to comply with terms of insurance policy with respect to legal representation and certain expenses. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 12.
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2019-04-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 44
TNSB0023IntroAs introduced, vacates the offices of the secretary of state and the coordinator of elections if either election officer qualifies as a candidate for any public office. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 11, Part 2 and Title 8, Chapter 3, Part 1.
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0028PassAs enacted, requires the county election commission to designate the entrances to a building in which an election is to take place that are for the use of voters, and to measure off 100 feet from those entrances for purposes of restricting certain ca...
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2019-04-09
Pub. Ch. 90
TNSB0047PassAs enacted, requires county election commission to comply with terms of insurance policy with respect to legal representation and certain expenses. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 12.
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2019-04-09
Pub. Ch. 44
TNSB0071PassAs enacted, requires the county election commission to designate the entrances to a building in which an election is to take place that are for the use of voters, and to measure off 100 feet from those entrances for purposes of restricting certain ca...
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2019-04-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 90
TNSB0074IntroAs introduced, requires the secretary of state to promulgate rules regarding registering a person to vote with the last four digits of a person's social security number instead of the complete number; defines "social security number" for purposes of ...
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0087IntroAs introduced, extends the time by which a candidate may withdraw, from seven days after the qualifying deadline to 60 days before the election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5.
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0240IntroAs introduced, authorizes a qualified person to register and vote on election day; authorizes a person to update the person's voter information and vote on election day; requires the state election commission to promulgate rules for such purposes. - ...
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0962IntroAs introduced, prohibits a polling official or polling place worker or volunteer from making any inquiries or requiring any documentation or other evidence regarding a person's citizenship at a polling station if the person presents a valid voter reg...
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1005IntroAs introduced, requires residential landlords and sellers of residential homes to provide lessees or buyers with the location and contact information for the office of the county election commission and a voter registration form. - Amends TCA Title 2...
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2019-04-09
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1113PassAs enacted, restricts political activity of members of the registry of election finance only during the duration of their term rather than during their term and one year subsequent to their term. - Amends TCA Section 2-10-203.
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2019-04-09
Pub. Ch. 78
TNHB1487PassAs enacted, restricts political activity of members of the registry of election finance only during the duration of their term rather than during their term and one year subsequent to their term. - Amends TCA Section 2-10-203.
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2019-04-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 78
TNSB0411IntroAs introduced, removes, effective January 1, 2021, provision making it permissive for Shelby County to hold nonpartisan elections for state trial court judgeships and county judicial offices and requires elections for state trial court judgeships and...
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2019-04-08
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0414IntroAs introduced, deletes provision prohibiting the issuance of a retailer's license to a public officer or employee. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 3.
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2019-04-08
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0312IntroAs introduced, authorizes a qualified person to register and vote on election day; authorizes a person to update the person's voter information and vote on election day; requires the state election commission to promulgate rules for such purposes. - ...
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2019-04-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHB0365IntroAs introduced, requires the county election commission to appoint the minimum number of election officials by at least 20 days before each election instead of 10 days before the election. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5 and Title 8.
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2019-04-03
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0877IntroAs introduced, extends the time by which a candidate may withdraw, from seven days after the qualifying deadline to 60 days before the election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5.
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2019-04-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHB0735IntroAs introduced, permits a person at least 16 years of age but not more than 18 years of age to be registered to vote upon turning 18 years of age through submittal of an application for a driver's permit, driver license, or photo identification licens...
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2019-04-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
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