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HB 163, 63rd R.S.
Relating to the method of voting at elections where names of nominees of political parties appear on ballot; removing authorization for a voter to vote a straight ticket for a political party by making a single mark or punch by operating a single lever or other mechanism; amending the following sections of the Texas Election Code: Subdivision 7 of Section 61, as amended (Article 6.05, Vernon's Texas Election Code); Section 62, as amended (Article 6.06); Seciton 8 of Section 79, as amended (Article 7.14); adn Subdivision 4, Subparagraphs (b) (3), (c) (3), (c) (4), and (d) (1) of Subdivision 11, and Subdivision 12 of Section 80 (Article 7.15); repealing Section 101a, Texas Election Code (Article 8.19, Vernon's Texas Election Code); and declaring an emergency.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
H Referred to subcommittee   02/28/1973
H Committee hearing notice posted   02/22/1973
H Committee hearing notice posted   02/15/1973
H Referred to Committee on Elections   01/24/1973
H Read first time   01/24/1973
H Filed   01/22/1973

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