Committee: Constitution, Campaigns and ElectionsSponsor: Hall
Analyst: Bryan YoungDate: 02/23/2021


House Bill 396 as introduced would increase the expenditures of the State General Fund by (1) an estimated maximum of $616,500 per statewide election cycle to provide compensation for absentee election manager assistants; (2) $10,000 annually, as estimated by the Secretary of State, to print and distribute the additional affidavits and applications for absentee ballots; and (3) an undetermined amount to reimburse expenses and costs incurred by a county commission for absentee election managers.

 Bob Fincher, Chair
Constitution, Campaigns and Elections