Introduced by Sen. Ruth Johnson (R) on March 24, 2021
To allow active duty military voters and their spouses to return their absentee ballots by email if sent from a military-issued email address, using a military “common access card” smart-card to verify identity. This is part of a Republican election integrity package comprised of Senate Bills 273 to 311. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Elections Committee on March 24, 2021
Reported in the Senate on June 17, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.