Bill Status of HB5249 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ELECTIONS-VARIOUS
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall establish by rule a system for the publication and certification of election results to be used by all election authorities. Provides that the county clerk of the county where a decedent last resided shall (rather than may) issue certifications of death records from an electronic reporting system for death registrations as provided in the Vital Records Act and shall (rather than may) use that system to cancel the registration of any person who died during the preceding month. Provides that every quarter, the county clerk or board of election commissioners shall confirm that all deceased voters and voters who have changed their addresses out of the county or municipality are no longer registered to vote in that county or municipality. Requires county clerks to update vote totals a minimum of every 24 hours after election day and to report the total uncounted ballots on hand, total provisional ballots on hand (including ballots counted and uncounted), and all outstanding vote by mail ballots.