Bill Summary for H 1169 (2019-2020)

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May 28 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 1169 (Public) Filed Friday, May 22, 2020
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATED TO ELECTIONS AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.
Intro. by Grange, Dahle, D. Hall, Harrison.

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House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Section 1

Changes the effective date of Section 1(b), regarding the residency requirements of precinct assistants and chief judges and judges. Now provides for these provisions to become effective on the date the act becomes law, rather than July 1, 2020. Maintains the provisions' sunset date of December 31, 2020.

Section 2

Regarding the directive to the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Board of Elections (State Board) regarding multipartisan team assistance in congregate living situations, now directs the entities to develop guidance, rather than a program, as previously described. Maintains the reporting deadline of August 1, 2020.

Section 11.2

Increases the amount of the appropriated HAVA funds and State match funds the State Board can use for statewide advertising to inform the public of election law changes and other procedures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, from $250,000 to $300,000.

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