ELECTION RELATED BILLS
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Removes requirement to destroy unused ballots at 8:00 p.m. on election night. HB2256, — Passed House with amendments leaving law in place to destroy ballots on election evening. HB3404 —In committee upon adjournment.
Allows county clerk to establish inspection boards to inspect and prepare ballots for counting and to count ballots. HB3403 — In committee upon adjournment.
Requires each counting board conducting recount to allow certain individuals to watch recount. HB3405 —In committee upon adjournment.
Requires county clerk to ensure that authorized persons can clearly observe signature verification process for ballots. HB3406 — In committee upon adjournment.
Requires Secretary of State to establish Initiative and Referendum Hotline for reports of election law or rule violations. HB2258 — In committee upon adjournment.
Directs Secretary of State to set up electronic voting overseas for military. This bill passed the House and Senate with the amendment allowing the military and all overseas residents to fax and e-mail their ballots. HB3074
Repeal of Vote-By-Mail System. HB3506 — No hearings given.
Requires evidence of citizenship for persons registering to vote for first time in this state. This bill now has a proposed amendment removing the citizenship requirement. In committee upon adjournment. HB2804 — In committee upon adjournment.
Requires each designated voter registration agency to evaluate agency’s compliance with National Voter Registration Act and provide plan to achieve full compliance in certain circumstances. HB2880 – Recommended Pass w/ Amendments Apr 1st
Allow citizens to register to vote up to three days before election. HJR30 — No hearings given.
Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to allow citizens to register to vote in manner provided by statutory law. HJR10 — No hearings given.