- 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
- In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
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.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2021
( 6-201, 7-103 )
Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1:36 PM