Polling places; location requirements, waiver in certain circumstances.

Bill Summary:

Polling places; location requirements; waiver in certain circumstances. Provides that in the event that there is no suitable building that could be used for a polling place within a precinct or within one mile of the precinct boundary, the general registrar or the governing body of the locality may request from the Department of Elections a waiver to establish a polling place that does not meet the location requirements. The bill provides that the Department shall grant such a waiver and may impose any conditions on the waiver that it deems necessary or appropriate to ensure accessibility and security of the polling place and compliance with any other requirements of state or federal law.

Bill Patron: Ransone

Last Action(s):
(House) Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 17, 2022 February 17, 2022
(Senate) Signed by President February 16, 2022
(Governor) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0005)

Bill Status:
Passed House
Passed Senate