HB1157 (2024) Detail

Relative to overvoted and undervoted ballots.


HB 1157  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2024 SESSION

24-2161

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1157

 

AN ACT relative to overvoted and undervoted ballots.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. See, Merr. 26

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill removes the requirement that electronic ballot counting devices return the ballot containing an overvote to the voter and requires electronic ballot counting devices to report the tally of overvoted and undervoted ballots.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24-2161

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to overvoted and undervoted ballots.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Electronic Ballot Counting Devices.  RSA 656:42, XI is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

XI. Each electronic ballot counting device shall report the total number of overvotes and undervotes for every race and question on the ballot.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2024 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2024 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1157 Revision: 39646 Date: Nov. 28, 2023, 11:55 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 14, 2024: Executive Session: 02/20/2024 02:00 pm LOB 306-308


Feb. 8, 2024: Public Hearing: 02/13/2024 01:00 pm LOB 307


Nov. 28, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Election Law