SB 477-1_ Filed 03/31/2003, 14:12

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Adopted Rejected


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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

12

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Elections and Apportionment     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 477     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 3; (03)CR047701.1. -->     Page 1, line 3, after "(a)" insert " This section applies after December 31, 2003.
    (b)
".
    Page 1, line 5, delete "(b)" and insert " (c)".
    Page 1, line 8, delete "(c)" and insert " (d)".
    Page 1, line 13, delete "(d)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 2, between lines 15 and 16, begin a new line double block indented and insert:
            " (A) Parking spaces marked and available to conform with IC  5-16-9.".
    Page 2, line 16, delete "(A)" and insert " (B)".
    Page 2, line 18, delete "(B)" and insert " (C)".
    Page 2, line 19, delete "(C)" and insert " (D)".
    Page 2, line 21, delete "(D)" and insert " (E)".
    Page 2, delete lines 31 through 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-3; (03)CR047701.5. -->     "SECTION 5. IC 3-11-8-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 3. (a) Before each election each county executive shall secure for each precinct of the county a suitable room an accessible facility in which to hold the election.
    (b) If there is no suitable room an accessible facility is not available within the precinct, then the polls may be located in a public building in an adjoining precinct if the public building is:
        (1) either:
            (A)
not more than one (1) mile from the closest boundary of the precinct for which it is the polls; or
            (2) (B) located in the same township as the precinct that has no suitable room does not have an accessible facility available; if the polling place complies with accessibility requirements for disabled voters under 42 U.S.C. 1973ee through 1973ee-6. and
        (2) an accessible facility.

    (c) If the county election board, by a unanimous vote of its entire membership, determines that there is no suitable room an accessible facility is not available under subsection (b), the board may locate the polls in the most convenient available room accessible facility in the county. that complies with the accessibility requirements for disabled voters.".
SOURCE: Page 3, line 1; (03)CR047701.3. -->     Page 3, delete lines 1 through 8.
    Page 4, delete lines 7 through 20.
    Page 7, after line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:

SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-4.2; (03)CR047701.11. -->     "SECTION 11. IC 3-11-8-4.2 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003].".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 477 as printed February 21, 2003.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Mahern


CR047701/DI 75    2003