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HB 0283 - Elections - Numerous Changes to Election Law
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Scott Holcomb (D)
Last Action: 2/14/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Among many revisions to Georgia‚Äôs election law, this bill authorizes to register to vote at polling places during advance voting or on election day; requires the state to provide adequate funding for regular updates to voting equipment; adds a week to advance voting, statewide; prohibits any law which changes the duties of any elected office between the date of an election and the official taking office; and establishes the Georgia Voting Rights Commission.  The Commission will advise the state on Reapportionment; suggest improvements on voting systems; examine means to increase voter turnout; provide guidance to local elections superintendents; and advise the state on other elections enhancements, among other duties.  


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