House Bill 1314/Senate Bill 877: Schools to Provide Voting Information

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Last Updated: March 30, 2017
House Bill 1314/Senate Bill 877: Schools to Provide Voting Information
House Senate
Sponsors:
Turner
Sponsors:
Harris
Summary:

This bill requires public and private schools to provide students in grade 12 information on how to register to vote, how to vote in an election using a ballot, and how to vote using an absentee ballot; it allows schools to provide this information through activities, written materials, internet resources, mock elections, and any other method chosen by the principal after consultation with teachers.

Summary:

This bill requires public and private schools to provide students in grade 12 information on how to register to vote, how to vote in an election using a ballot, and how to vote using an absentee ballot; it allows schools to provide this information through activities, written materials, internet resources, mock elections, and any other method chosen by the principal after consultation with teachers.

Status:
2/09/2017 Introduced
2/13/2017 Passed 1st consideration
2/15/2017 Passed 2nd consideration, refer to Education Instruction & Programs
3/29/2017 Hearing:04/05/2017 1:30 pm, Legislative Plaza Room 30
Status:
2/09/2017 Introduced, passed 1st consideration
2/13/2017 Passed 2nd consideration, refer to Education
HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Action Requested:
None at this time

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