92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1772
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ELEC CD-VOTERS GUIDE                                                       

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.   Provides  that  the  State  Board  of      
   Elections  shall  post  on its World Wide Web site an internet voters'      
   guide containing candidate portraits and  statements  and  explanatory      
   statements  of and arguments supporting and opposing public questions.      
   Sets the requirements for material that may be included in the voters'      
   guide.  Provides for the review of material  to  be  included  in  the      
   guide.   Provides  that the Board may charge fees for the inclusion of      
   material in the guide.  Provides that a county may post on  its  World      
   Wide  Web  site  a  county  voters'  guide  for  any regular election.      
   Contains other provisions.                                                  
          FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)                               
          HB 1772 would cost the Board approximately (1) $145,000 for          
          additional equipment to handle the expected increase of traffic      
          to the Web site at a peak time of the election cycle, (2)            
          $6,000 per year to provide Internet connection enhancement,          
          and (3) $50,000 to pay costs associated with one additional          
          data processing analyst.                                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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