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AB-2707 Voter information Internet Web site.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 06/22/2018 04:00 AM
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Amended  IN  Senate  June 21, 2018
Amended  IN  Senate  June 12, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 09, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2707


Introduced by Assembly Member Mullin

February 15, 2018


An act to add Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 11898) to Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, relating to voters.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2707, as amended, Mullin. Voter information Internet Web site.
Existing law requires the Secretary of State to compile, publish, and distribute a roster of the State and local public officials of California, whenever an appropriation is made by the Legislature for that purpose.
This bill would require the Secretary of State to establish an Internet Web site that displays the names and contact information, including the office phone number, email address, and office address, of each voter’s specified local, state, and federal elected officials, which would be displayed upon a voter submitting his or her address information on the Internet Web site. The bill would require that the Internet Web site be accessible in multiple languages, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 11898) is added to Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:
CHAPTER  11. Voter Information Internet Web Site

11898.
 (a) No later than January 1, 2020, the Secretary of State shall establish a voter information Internet Web site for the purpose of providing a voter with information regarding the voter’s elected officials. Upon a voter submitting his or her address information, the Internet Web site shall display the names and contact information, including the office telephone number, email address, and office address, of the following elected officials for the voter:
(1) United States Senators and Representative in Congress.
(2) State officers elected on a statewide basis.
(3) Member of the Senate and Member of the Assembly.
(4) Elective officers of a city, county, school district, and special district.

(5)Judge elected or reelected to a judicial office.

(b) The Internet Web site shall be accessible to voters in multiple languages, including, but not limited to, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Japanese.