2007 Senate Bill 12

Allow no-reason absentee voting

Introduced in the Senate

Jan. 10, 2007

Introduced by Sen. Liz Brater (D-18)

To eliminate the requirement that a person give a specific reason for requesting an absentee ballot.

Referred to the Committee on Campaign and Election Oversight

Oct. 2, 2008

Motion by Sen. Alan L. Cropsey (R-33)

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 (details)

Motion by Sen. Liz Brater (D-18)

The motion failed by voice vote