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AB-214 Voting: state of emergency.(2013-2014)

As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 25, 2013


 Section 19104 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

 (a) The Secretary of State shall do both of the following by December 31, 2014:
(1) In consultation with county elections officials, establish the procedures and guidelines for voting in the event of a natural disaster or other state of emergency. The Secretary of State shall publish the procedures and guidelines on his or her Internet Web site.
(2) Submit a report to the Legislature on the readiness of the state to hold elections during or following a natural disaster or other state of emergency.
(b) (1) The requirement for submitting a report imposed under paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) is inoperative on December 31, 2018, pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code.
(2) A report to be submitted pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.