Today's Law As Amended


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AB-269 Vote by mail ballots: military or overseas voters.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 3117 of the Elections Code is repealed.

3117.
 A valid ballot cast shall be counted if it is received by the elections official in accordance with Section 3020.

SEC. 2.

 Section 3117 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

3117.
 Notwithstanding Section 3020 or 4103, or any other law, a vote by mail ballot of a military or overseas voter is timely cast if it is postmarked by the United States Postal Service or the Military Postal Service Agency on or before election day and received by the voter’s elections official no later than three days after election day.
SEC. 3.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.