State of Connecticut

General Assembly

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

ROOM 2200

LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1591

(860)240-0480

Government Administration and Elections Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, February 4, 2011

10:30 AM in Room 2A of the LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. PROPOSED BILLS TO RESERVE FOR SUBJECT MATTER PUBLIC HEARING

1. Proposed S.B. No. 392 AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTION NOTICES PLACED JOINTLY BY TOWNS.

2. Proposed H.B. No. 6163 AN ACT CONCERNING AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5751 AN ACT CONCERNING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST FOR REGISTRARS OF VOTERS.

4. Proposed H.B. No. 5750 AN ACT MAKING ELECTION DAY A LEGAL HOLIDAY.

5. Proposed H.B. No. 5732 AN ACT CONCERNING RECEIPTS FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF BALLOTS.

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5727 AN ACT CONCERNING POST-ELECTION AUDIT PROCEDURES.

7. Proposed S.B. No. 804 AN ACT CONCERNING RECURRING POST-ELECTION AUDITS.

8. Proposed S.B. No. 751 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DETERMINATION OF THE DATE FOR HOLDING MUNICIPAL REFERENDA.

9. Proposed S.B. No. 753 AN ACT CONCERNING ON-LINE VOTING FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL STATIONED OUT OF STATE.

10. Proposed H.B. No. 6044 AN ACT CONCERNING AUDITS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

11. Proposed H.B. No. 6043 AN ACT CONCERNING ADVISORY QUESTIONS ON BUDGET REFERENDUM BALLOTS.

12. Proposed S.J. No. 16 RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CURRENT ELECTORAL COLLEGE SYSTEM AS THE BEST WAY TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

13. Proposed H.B. No. 5883 AN ACT CONCERNING MULTIPLE CERTIFICATIONS FROM CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTORS.

14. Proposed H.B. No. 5995 AN ACT CONCERNING A CLARIFICATION IN THE DETERMINATION OF PARTY AND DISTRICT ENROLLMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF FILING OF CANDIDACIES.

15. Proposed H.B. No. 5990 AN ACT CONCERNING REFINEMENTS TO THE ELECTION LAWS.

16. Proposed S.B. No. 806 AN ACT REQUIRING THE PUBLIC POSTING OF BUDGET BILLS PRIOR TO ANY VOTE.

17. Proposed H.B. No. 5723 AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT OF CAMPAIGN AUDIT EXPENSES.

18. Proposed S.B. No. 393 AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR REFERENDUM VOTES.

19. Proposed H.J. No. 33 RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR EARLY VOTING.

20. Proposed H.B. No. 5883 AN ACT CONCERNING MULTIPLE CERTIFICATIONS FROM CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTORS.

21. Proposed H.B. No. 5164 AN ACT CONCERNING A CHECK FROM A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP AS A QUALIFYING CONTRIBUTION UNDER THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM.

IV. PROPOSED BILLS TO BE DRAFTED AS COMMITTEE BILLS

1. Proposed S.B. No. 384 AN ACT CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF POLLING PLACES.

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5978 AN ACT CONCERNING PERMANENT ABSENTEE BALLOT STATUS FOR DISABLED VOTERS.

V. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED

1. AAC NO EXCUSE ABSENTEE VOTING.

2. AAC A LEGISLATIVE CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS COMMITTEE.

3. AAC A REDUCED NUMBER OF POLLING PLACES FOR PRIMARIES.

4. AAC CERTAIN REVISIONS TO ELECTIONS RELATED STATUTES.

5. AAC TECHNICAL CHANGES TO ELECTION LAW

6. AAC THE INTEGRITY OF ELECTIONS

7. AAC COST SAVING MEASURES WITHIN THE OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF THE STATE

8. AAC CERTAIN PROVISIONAL BALLOTS

9. AAC ELECTIONS RELATED STATUTES

10. AAC REVISIONS OF LEVERS TO TABULAR VOTING MACHINES

11. AAC POST ELECTION AUDITS.

12. AAC PRIMARIES, PETITION AND BALLOT PREPARATION LAWS.

13. AAC REVISIONS TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS.

14. AAC PATIENT RECORDS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

15. AAC LEASING OF RESIDENCES FOR INDIVIDUALS SERVED BY DHMAS

VI. RESOLUTIONS TO BE RAISED

1. RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR NO EXCUSE ABSENTEE VOTING.

2. A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION

VII. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

VIII. ADJOURNMENT