Oppose: Senator Hughes' bill is a blatant attempt at legislating voter suppression. Besides limiting physical and language accessibility assistance for voters who need it, the bill would pursue harsher penalties for people who mistakenly register to vote and are not eligible. 

Update 3/7/19: This bill has been referred to the Senate State Affairs committee.

Update 3/18/19: The State Affairs committee heard public testimony.

Update 4/8/19: Placed on Senate intent calendar for floor vote consideration.

Update 4/15/19: The Senate voted to pass this bill.

Update 4/29/19: This bill has been referred to the House Elections committee.

Update 5/15/19: Scheduled for a public hearing on May 15, 2019. 

Update 5/19/19: Sent to House Calendars for floor vote consideration.

Authors

Sen. Bryan Hughes

Status

Passed one chamber

Session

86 (R)

Bill number

Position

Oppose

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