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SB 999 - Voting Standards - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (36-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Voting Standards

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that changes Pennsylvania's elections system by extending the deadline for absentee ballots from military and overseas voters and outlining new requirements for the location of polling places. The bill specifies that polling places may not be located on any premise that sells alcohol on the day of the election, in an abandoned building, on a vacant lot, or at a private residence unless it is authorized and approved by the county board of elections. The private residence must be in a location that is handicapped-accessible and free from intimidation and harassment. This bill also stipulates that polling places cannot be located at the private residence of an elected official or candidate in the election district unless the residence meets the conditions noted above.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (139-59) - (Key vote)

Title: Voting Standards

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that changes Pennsylvania's elections system by extending the deadline for absentee ballots from military and overseas voters and outlining new requirements for the location of polling places. The bill specifies that polling places may not be located on any premise that sells alcohol on the day of the election, in an abandoned building, on a vacant lot, or at a private residence unless it is authorized and approved by the county board of elections. The private residence must be in a location that is handicapped-accessible and free from intimidation and harassment. This bill also stipulates that polling places cannot be located at the private residence of an elected official or candidate in the election district unless the residence meets the conditions noted above.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (47-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Voting Standards

Sponsors

  • Charles D. Lemmond Jr. (PA - R) (Out Of Office)

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