Government Administration and Elections Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HJ-11

Title:

RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD PERSONS WHO WILL BE EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT THE NEXT REGULAR ELECTION TO VOTE IN PRIMARIES RELATED TO SUCH ELECTION.

Vote Date:

3/19/2007

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/28/2007

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Government Administration and Elections Committee.

REASONS FOR BILL:

To encourage participation in the election process by younger voters.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

There was no testimony submitted to the committee.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

There was no testimony submitted to the committee.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

There was no testimony submitted to the committee.

Reported by: Sean Brittell

Date: 03-27-07