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Amendment

 

February Session, 2012

LCO No. 3875

   
 

*HB0502403875HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. MOLGANO, 144th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5024

File No. 303

Cal. No. 243

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 9-135 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Any elector eligible to vote at a primary or an election and any person eligible to vote at a referendum may vote by absentee ballot if he or she is unable to appear at his or her polling place during the hours of voting for any of the following reasons: (1) His or her active service with the armed forces of the United States; (2) his or her absence from the town of his or her voting residence during all of the hours of voting; (3) his or her illness; (4) his or her physical disability; (5) the tenets of his or her religion forbid secular activity on the day of the primary, election or referendum; [or] (6) the required performance of his or her duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than his or her own during all of the hours of voting at such primary, election or referendum; or (7) the required performance of his or her duties as a town clerk or registrar of voters or as staff of the clerk or registrar prevents such person from going to his or her polling place during all of the hours of voting at such primary, election or referendum. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage

9-135(a)