30th Legislature(2017-2018)

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  • Bill HB 200
  • Current Status (H) STA
  • Status Date 04/19/2017
  • Bill Version
  • Short Title NONPARTISAN OPEN PRIMARY ELECTIONS
  • Sponsor(S) REPRESENTATIVES LEDOUX, Kawasaki, Wool, Ortiz, Stutes

  • Title "An Act establishing a top two nonpartisan open primary election system for elective state executive and state and national legislative offices; repealing the special runoff election for the office of United States senator or United States representative; changing appointment procedures relating to precinct watchers and members of precinct election boards, election district absentee and questioned ballot counting boards, and the Alaska Public Offices Commission; requiring certain written notices to appear in election pamphlets and polling places; relating to declarations of candidacy and letters of intent; and amending the definition of 'political party.'"
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Full Text of HB 200 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
HB0200A HB 200 pdf
HB0200B CSHB 200(JUD) pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

HB 200 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Governor H N HJUD

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : HB 200

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : HB 200
Meeting Date Start Time Title
5/2/2017 3:00 PM HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS Meeting Info
4/15/2017 10:00 AM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info
4/14/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info
4/10/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info

Documents for Bill HB 200 30th Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 200 Supporting Documents - Additional Letters of Support 5.2.2017.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Opposing Document - Letters of Opposition 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Additional Documents - Answers to Question RE voter turnout 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Additional Documents - Top Two Primaries Nationally 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Additional Documents - Legal Opinion 4.27.2017.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Supporting Document - Washington Supreme Court Ruling 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Supporting Documents - WA Top 2 Voting FAQs 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Supporting Documents - Letters of Support 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Explanation of Changes - ver U to ver R 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Sectional Analysis ver R 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Bill Highlights 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 ver R 4.27.17.PDF HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 200 Sponsor Statement 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB200 Amendments #1-2 HJUD Final Votes 4.15.17.pdf HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Amendments #1-2 4.15.17.pdf HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Opposing Document-Letter and Article Kenneth Jacobus April 11th, 2017 4.15.17.pdf HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Opposing Document-Letter and Articles Kenneth Jacobus April 10th, 2017 4.15.17.pdf HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Sectional Analysis ver U 4.14.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Opposing Document-Letters of Opposition 4.14.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Supporting Document-Additional Letters of Support 4.14.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Additional Document-Leg Research Report Voter Turnout 4.14.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Explanation of Changes ver U 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Additional Document-Legal Opinion 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Draft Proposed CS ver U 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Draft Proposed ver U 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB200 Fiscal Note OOG-DOE 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Supporting Document-Top Two Primary FAQs for Candidates - WA 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB200 ver O 4.10.17.PDF HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB200 Supporting Document-Washington Supreme Court Ruling 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Supporting Documents-Top 2 Primary FAQs for Candidates - Elections & Voting - WA Secretary of State 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Supporting Document-Letters 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Sponsor Statement 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Sectional Analysis ver O 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Bill Highlights 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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HB200 Additional Document-Top Two Primaries Nationally 4.10.17.pdf HJUD 4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
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Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
783 (H) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
783 (H) JUD, STA
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held -- Delayed to 4:00 PM --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Canceled> -- Delayed to 15 Minutes Following Session --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
1104 (H) COSPONSOR(S): KAWASAKI
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 10:00 AM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Moved CSHB 200(JUD) Out of Committee -- Delayed to 5:10 PM --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
1169 (H) JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 1DP 2DNP 2NR 1AM
1169 (H) DP: LEDOUX
1169 (H) DNP: EASTMAN, KOPP
1169 (H) NR: KREISS-TOMKINS, CLAMAN
1169 (H) AM: FANSLER
1170 (H) FN1: ZERO(GOV)
1170 (H) REFERRED TO STATE AFFAIRS
Text (H) STATE AFFAIRS at 03:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held
1312 (H) COSPONSOR(S): WOOL
1324 (H) COSPONSOR(S): ORTIZ
1374 (H) COSPONSOR(S): STUTES
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