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To Governor
Title
Election Law - Petitions and Ballot Questions - Plain Language Requirement
Sponsored by
Delegate Attar
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Requiring that a certain statement included on the signature page of a petition seeking to place a question on the ballot and a certain statement about the purpose of a question on the ballot be written in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by an individual who has attained not higher than a grade 6 level of reading comprehension.
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0495
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0140 Session: 2020 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2025
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/09/2024
Legislative Date
2/09/2024
Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/09/2024
Legislative Date
2/09/2024
Action
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/09/2024 2/09/2024 First Reading Ways and Means
House 2/09/2024 2/09/2024 Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Election Law - Petitions and Ballot Questions - Plain Language Requirement
Last Updated: 4/1/2024 1:27 PM
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