SB 702
Modifies provisions relating to availability of voter records
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Last Action:
2/6/2018 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Local Government and Elections Committee (4577S.03C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2018

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 702 - Under this act, the Secretary of State shall furnish records of absentee ballot applications to a candidate or the duly authorized representative of a campaign committee upon request. The records shall show the names and addresses of voters within the jurisdiction of the election authority who requested an absentee ballot in any specific election involving a ballot measure or an office required to file the declaration of candidacy with the Secretary of State. The records shall be in an electronic format unless specifically requested in a printed format.

A fee shall be charged by the Secretary of State for the records. The fee may be determined by the Secretary of State but may not exceed the amount permitted by law relating to fees for copying public records.

This act is substantially similar to provisions in the truly agreed to SS/SCS/SB 592 (2018) and the truly agreed to SS/SCS/HB 1446 (2018).