Postpones the deadline for retaining records and papers regarding the 2020 election from September 2022 to September 2023. Charges the State Board of Elections to collaborate with county boards to ensure the records and papers are retained.
Amends GS 163-234 to require county boards to retain all container-return envelopes and absentee ballots for at least 22 months (was, four months), or longer if any contest is pending concerning the validity of any ballot.
RETENTION OF ELECTION VOTING RECORDS.
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AN ACT TO EXTEND THE 2022 DEADLINE FOR ONE YEAR REGARDING RETENTION OF THE 2020 ELECTION RECORDS AND TO REQUIRE CONTAINER-RETURN ENVELOPES USED TO MAIL IN ABSENTEE BALLOTS BE RETAINED FOR TWENTY-TWO MONTHS.Intro. by Alexander.
Status: Re-ref to Redistricting and Elections. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Jun 7 2022)
Thu, 26 May 2022 Senate: Filed
Fri, 27 May 2022 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Fri, 27 May 2022 Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Tue, 7 Jun 2022 Senate: Withdrawn From Com
Bill S 819 (2021-2022)Summary date: May 26 2022 - View Summary