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Proposed House Joint Resolution No. 1

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 56

   

Referred to Committee on Government Administration and Elections

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BOUKUS, 22nd Dist.

REP. LESSER, 100th Dist.

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

 

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

Resolve by this Assembly:

That section seven of Article sixth of the Constitution be amended to eliminate the limited circumstances for which the General Assembly may provide for voting by absentee ballot.

Statement of Purpose:

To eliminate the requirement that a voter give a reason for voting absentee.