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HB 3 - Election Law Reform Bill - Key Vote

Ohio Key Votes

Steve Austria voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (21-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Election Law Reform Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that requires voters to present to the election officials at the polling place either a government-issued ID with a current address on it, or paychecks, utility bills, bank statements, or government documents that contain a name and current address. The bill stipulates that an individual who does not provide such information may vote by casting a provisional ballot by providing the last four digits of their social security number or by signing an affidavit. The bill also increases from 100 to 1,000 the number of signatures required to place an initiative on the ballot and requires anyone circulating a petition to be a citizen of Ohio.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (57-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Election Law Reform Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that requires voters to present to the election officials at the polling place either a government-issued ID with a current address on it, or paychecks, utility bills, bank statements, or government documents that contain a name and current address. The bill stipulates that an individual who does not provide such information may vote by casting a provisional ballot by providing the last four digits of their social security number or by signing an affidavit. The bill also increases from 100 to 1,000 the number of signatures required to place an initiative on the ballot and requires anyone circulating a petition to be a citizen of Ohio.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-11) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (70-29) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Election Law Reform Bill

Sponsors

  • Kevin DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • James 'Jim' Aslanides (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James F. 'Jim' Carmichael (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thom Collier (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin J. Coughlin (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David R. Evans (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clyde Evans (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith L. Faber (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry L. Flowers (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gibbs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Hagan (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill M. Harris (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay Hottinger (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Jacobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Law (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim McGregor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon M. Peterson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda S. Reidelbach (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Schaffer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Schlichter (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Derrick C. Seaver (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlene J. Setzer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Geoffrey C. Smith (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Spada (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph W. Uecker (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John J. White (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Widowfield (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Willamowski (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Wolpert (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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