HB2547 S JUD AMT #1 2-25

Canterbury 7892

 

The Committee on Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 2547A Bill to amend and reenact 3-1-37 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact 3-9-6 and 3-9-9 of said code, all relating to restrictions on presence and conduct at or within 200 feet of polling places; prohibiting persons other than voters and election officials from being or remaining within 200 feet of entrance of polling place while polls are open; permitting person delivering voter to polling place to discharge voter within 200 feet of entrance of polling place; requiring person delivering voter to remove vehicle 200 feet until the voter with is to be transported from polling place or another voter delivered; permitting vehicles delivering voters who require assistance to remain within 200 feet of entrance until voter is to be transported from polling place; providing that a person violating restrictions on remaining within 200 feet of a polling place is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to criminal penalties; prohibiting electioneering in or within 200 feet of polling place on election day; prohibiting electioneering in or within 200 feet of early voting polling places during early voting periods; and providing that person electioneering within 200 feet of polling places or early voting polling places is guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to criminal penalties.

 

 

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