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Title
Election Law - Petitions and Ballot Questions - Plain Language Requirement
Sponsored by
Delegates Guyton, Bagnall, Boyce, Forbes, Hettleman, Hornberger, C. Jackson, Lehman, R. Lewis, Lierman, McIntosh, Metzgar, Palakovich Carr, Stewart, and K. Young
Status
In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Requiring that the signature page of a petition seeking to place a question on the ballot provide, under certain circumstances, certain information in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by an individual who has attained no higher than a grade 6 level of reading comprehension; and requiring that a certain statement about the purpose of a question on the ballot be in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by an individual who has attained no higher than a grade 6 level of reading comprehension.
Committees
Original:
Ways and Means  
Committee Testimony
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0056
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2021
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/15/2020
Legislative Date
1/15/2020
Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/15/2020
Legislative Date
1/15/2020
Action
Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/15/2020 1/15/2020 First Reading Ways and Means
Text - First - Election Law - Petitions and Ballot Questions - Plain Language Requirement
House 1/15/2020 1/15/2020 Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
File Code
Subjects
Statutes
(   6-201, 7-103 )
Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1:36 PM