Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
May 25, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room F


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 May 18, 2022

 HCR13CHARLES OWENCONGRESS - Encourages congress and the president to take proactive measures to protect the citizens of this state and this nation from the Chinese Communist Party
 HCR48IVEYLEGISLATIVE POWERS - Provides for House and Senate standing committees to meet and function as joint committees to study the provisions of the state constitution and to make recommendations for revisions
 HCR90STEFANSKIELECTIONS - Requests the State Board of Election Supervisors to study and make recommendations regarding specified election issues
 HB161LYONSLEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS - Provides for the vouchered office expense allowance for members of the legislature
 HB166GREGORY MILLERGOVERNOR/POWERS-VETO - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the timing of gubernatorial action on a bill
 HB281MARCELLECAMPAIGN FINANCE - Provides relative to the assessment of penalties for failure to timely file required reports (EG SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 HB299AMEDEEPUBLIC MEETINGS - Provides for an exception to the Open Meetings Law to allow the receipt of information regarding natural disasters and declared emergencies
 HB357JENKINSELECTIONS/POLLING PLACES - Provides relative to polling places
 HB359BEAULLIEUELECTIONS - Provides relative to federal election guidance and funding (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB394STAGNIREGISTRARS OF VOTERS - Provides relative to the salaries of registrars of voters and their chief deputies and confidential assistants (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB456NELSONLEGISLATORS - Allows eligible legislators to elect to receive per diem payments pursuant to an IRS-compliant accountable plan rather than as compensation
 HB756SCHEXNAYDERPUBLIC BLDGS/GROUNDS-ST - Provides relative to certain public buildings and grounds (RR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB811MIGUEZELECTIONS - Prohibits the use of private funds to pay election-related expenses
 HB841BOYDPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides relative to the disclosure of personal information of certain persons
 HB912MAGEEELECTION CODE - Makes technical changes to certain provisions relative to the manner in which ballots are prepared and marked
 HB924EDMONDSELECTIONS - Provides for post-election tabulation audits of paper records including absentee ballots (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB980FREEMANSTATE EMPLOYEE/LEAVE - Provides relative to the state employee leave transfer program (EN SEE FISC NOTE EX See Note)
 HB1065NEWELLELECTIONS/POLLING PLACES - Provides relative to notice of changes to polling places (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB1074EDMONDSELECTIONS/BALLOTS - Provides relative to absentee by mail ballots (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB1082GAINESELECTIONS - Provides for election procedures during a state of emergency (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)



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