SB 14-1_ Filed 01/25/2005, 09:32
Adopted 1/25/2005

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Elections and Civic Affairs, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 14, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 3, line 6; (05)CR001401.3. -->     Page 3, line 6, after "person," insert " darken or".
    Page 3, line 6, after "in the" insert " circle,".
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    Page 5, line 19, after "or" insert " independent".
    Page 5, line 19, delete "tickets;" and insert "tickets (described in IC 3-11-2-6);".
    Page 5, line 21, after "or" insert " independent".
    Page 5, line 21, after "tickets" insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6)".
    Page 7, line 16, delete "A single connectable arrow, oval, or square must be printed:".
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        (1) listed together so that a voter is aware that the voter votes for both offices with a single vote; and
        (2) printed behind or beside a single connectable arrow, oval, circle, or square.
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place must be".
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    Page 7, line 36, delete "chapter." and insert " chapter must be:
        (1) listed together so that a voter is aware that the voter votes for both offices with a single vote; and
        (2) behind or beside a single touch sensitive point or button place.
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    Page 9, line 32, strike "Except for variations in ballot arrangement permitted for voting".
    Page 9, line 33, strike "machines under IC 3-11-12-7,".
    Page 9, line 34, delete "the" and insert "The".
    Page 10, line 8, after "ballot" insert ".".
    Page 10, line 9, strike "or in a separate column of ballot".
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    Page 11, line 4, after "the ballot" insert ".".
    Page 11, line 5, strike "or in a separate column".
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    Page 11, delete lines 18 through 42.
    Delete pages 12 through 13.
    Page 14, delete lines 1 through 22.
    Page 15, line 1, after "or" insert " independent".
    Page 15, line 1, after "ticket" insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6)".
    Page 15, line 37, after "or" insert " independent".
    Page 15, line 37, delete "ticket," and insert " ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6),".
    Page 16, line 18, delete "or independent".
    Page 16, line 19, delete "ticket".


    Page 16, line 24, delete "party or independent ticket," and insert " party,".
    Page 16, line 29, delete "or ticket".
    Page 17, line 3, after "arrow," insert " circle,".
    Page 17, line 5, after "ticket" insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6)".
    Page 17, line 6, after "arrow," insert " circle,".
    Page 17, line 9, delete "ticket;" and insert " ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6);".
    Page 17, line 23, after "arrow" insert " , a circle,".
    Page 18, line 1, after "numbered" insert " circle or".
    Page 18, line 8, after "arrows," insert " circles,".
    Page 18, line 19, after "arrows," insert " circles,".
    Page 18, line 30, strike "group".
    Page 18, line 31, strike "of petitioners," and insert " independent ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6),".
    Page 18, line 35, after "arrow," insert " circle,".
    Page 18, line 37, delete "group of".
    Page 18, line 38, delete "petitioners." and insert " independent ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6).".
    Page 18, line 39, delete "group of petitioners." and insert " included in the independent ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6).".
    Page 18, line 41, strike "comprised of two (2)".
    Page 18, line 42, strike "candidates," and insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6),".
    Page 19, line 26, after "or" insert " independent".
    Page 19 line 26, after "ticket" insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6)".
    Page 20, line 21, after "candidate or" insert " independent".
    Page 20, line 21, delete "ticket," and insert " ticket (described in IC 3-11-2-6),".
    Page 21, line 2, delete "or independent".

    Page 21, line 3, delete "ticket".
    Page 21, line 8, delete "party or independent ticket," and insert " party,".
    Page 21, line 13, delete "or ticket".
    Page 21, line 33, after "ticket" insert " (described in IC 3-11-2-6)".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 14 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.

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    Lawson C
Chairperson


CR001401/DI 102    2005