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HB 237 Absentee voting by electronic means; overseas military voters.

Introduced by: L. Scott Lingamfelter | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Absentee voting by electronic means; overseas military voters. Provides that a person qualified to vote by absentee ballot because of his status as a member of a uniformed service on active duty may choose to receive and return his absentee ballot by electronic means. The bill requires the State Board of Elections to develop standards for the secure transmission and return, storage, and processing of these ballots, including methods for authentication and the encryption of ballots. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2017.


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