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AB 216 - Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail - California Key Vote

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Issues Related to AB 216

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (61-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes free postage for vote-by-mail ballots.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires election officials provide prepaid postage on return identification envelopes for vote by mail ballots to all eligible individuals (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits an election officer from making a charge of service to a voter under this provision (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that local agencies and school districts may seek reimbursement by the state for election costs (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes free postage for vote-by-mail ballots.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires election officials provide prepaid postage on return identification envelopes for vote by mail ballots to all eligible individuals (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits an election officer from making a charge of service to a voter under this provision (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that local agencies and school districts may seek reimbursement by the state for election costs (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (61-10) -

Title: Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Free Postage for Vote by Mail

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