COMMITTEE:    Elections 

TIME & DATE:  1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Stephanie Klick 


The committee will meet to take testimony on Interim Charge #1:


Conduct active oversight of rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure intended legislative outcome of the following legislation:


• HB 933, which requires election information to be posted on the Secretary of State's (SOS) and each county's internet website. Monitor the costs associated with implementing the legislation. Work with the SOS to determine which office elections should be included in the website.


• HB 1421, which strengthens the cybersecurity of the state's election infrastructure. Review the program required under the bill to train county election officers in the best practices for identifying and reducing cybersecurity threats.


• HB 2504, which modifies ballot access requirements for non-major party nominees. Review the provision requiring the SOS to establish rules implementing the fees and petitions.


• HB 4130, which requires the SOS to develop procedures for adequately certifying electronic poll books. Review the provision requiring the secretary of state to adopt rules mandating real-time updates for electronic poll book use during the early voting period or under the countywide polling place program. Monitor and report on countywide polling. Examine the number and location of polling places, polling

booths, and wait times for voting.


*The Chair may limit public testimony time to ensure the consideration of members' schedules.*




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Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.