92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0071
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   New Act                                                                     

        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      
   2002 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.                                       
          FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)                               
          HB71 would have minimal fiscal impact on the operations of           
          the State Board of Elections. Any cost to implement the pro-         
          visions of HB71, as introduced, can be absorbed within the           
          regular operating budget.                                            
   DEC-08-2000  H  PREFILED WITH CLERK                                            
   JAN-10-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-10-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-31-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   FEB-07-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   FEB-07-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   FEB-07-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BOLAND                
   FEB-22-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    GILES                 
   MAR-07-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     010-000-000   HECR    
   MAR-07-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-08-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-08-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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