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2007 Senate Bill 12: Allow no-reason absentee voting
Introduced by Sen. Liz Brater (D) on January 10, 2007
To eliminate the requirement that a person give a specific reason for requesting an absentee ballot.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Campaign & Election Oversight Committee on January 10, 2007
To eliminate the requirement that a person give a specific reason for requesting an absentee ballot.
Motion by Sen. Liz Brater (D) on October 2, 2008
The motion failed by voice vote in the Senate on October 2, 2008
Motion by Sen. Alan L. Cropsey (R) on October 2, 2008
That further consideration be postponed for the day. This is a parliamentary maneuver that places the decision of whether to eventually move for an actual vote on the bill into the hands of the Senate Majority Leader.
The motion passed 22 to 16 in the Senate on October 2, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".

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