Bill Status of HB0030  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  VOTING BY MINORS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Mike Boland, Kenneth Dunkin, Calvin L. Giles, Mary K. O'Brien, Robert F. Flider and Joseph M. Lyons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. M. Maggie Crotty - Ira I. Silverstein, James T. Meeks and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/22/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0230

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Voting by Minors Act. Requires the State Board of Elections and State Board of Education to jointly develop a program under which kindergarten through 12th grade students in participating school districts located in participating counties vote in a simulated election conducted at actual polling places in conjunction with the 2004 general election. Provides that implementation of the program shall be accomplished with volunteers and private funding. Requires the State Board of Elections and State Board of Education to develop an educational component of the program to be offered to the schools of participating districts and to adopt rules preparatory to the program's implementation. Specifies reporting and timetable requirements. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/17/2002HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/8/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/23/2003HouseAssigned to Elections and Campaign Reform Committee
  1/30/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections and Campaign Reform Committee; 009-000-000
  1/30/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  1/30/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/4/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/4/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/6/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-002-000
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary K. O'Brien
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  2/18/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  2/18/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 19, 2003
  3/18/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/19/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/10/2003SenateAssigned to Local Government
  4/30/2003SenateDo Pass Local Government; 008-002-000
  4/30/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 1, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/9/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/9/2003HousePassed Both Houses
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  5/19/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  6/6/2003HouseSent to the Governor
  7/22/2003HouseGovernor Approved
  7/22/2003HouseEffective Date July 22, 2003
  7/22/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0230