33rd Legislature(2023-2024)

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  • Bill HB 4
  • Current Status (H) FIN
  • Status Date 01/18/2024
  • Bill Version
  • Short Title ELECTIONS:REPEAL RANK CHOICE/OPEN PRIMARY
  • Sponsor(S) REPRESENTATIVES VANCE, Rauscher, McCabe, Tomaszewski, Carpenter

  • Title "An Act relating to elections."
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Full Text of HB 4 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
HB0004A HB 4 pdf
BILL REPRINTED
HB0004B CSHB 4(JUD) pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

HB 4 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Governor H Y HSTA
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Judiciary H N HJUD

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : HB 4

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.
PDF versions of the amendment may have slight variations from the Journal entry. The Journal should be considered the authoritative version.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page PDF

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : HB 4
Meeting Date Start Time Title Meeting Details
1/17/2024 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
5/12/2023 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
5/11/2023 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
5/10/2023 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
5/9/2023 3:00 PM HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS Minutes Audio/Video
5/2/2023 3:00 PM HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS Minutes Audio/Video

Documents for Bill HB 4 33rd Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 4 - v.U (01-15-24).pdf HJUD 1/17/2024 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Summary of Changes (01-17-24).pdf HJUD 1/17/2024 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Emailed Public Comment - As of 05-02 - Support.pdf HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - NOT-IN-FAVOR Written Testimony (05-09 to 05-12).pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - IN-FAVOR Written Testimony (05-09 to 05-12).pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Amendement #2 (B.4) by Rep. Eastman.pdf HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Amendement #1 (B.3) by Rep. Eastman.pdf HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Amendement #2 (B.4) by Rep. Eastman.pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Amendement #1 (B.3) by Rep. Eastman.pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Sponsor Statement.pdf HFSH 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Fiscal Note GOV-ELEC.pdf HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Maine Policy Institute Study on RCV.pdf HFSH 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - AK Chamber Dittman Poll Page.pdf HFSH 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Sectional Analysis.pdf HFSH 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - v.A.PDF HFSH 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HFSH 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Sponsor Statement.pdf HJUD 5/10/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Maine Policy Institute Study on RCV.pdf HJUD 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - v.A.PDF HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Sponsor Statement.pdf HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Sectional Analysis.pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - Fiscal Note - GOV - 2,500.0.pdf HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
HB 4 - AK Chamber Dittman Poll Page.pdf HJUD 5/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 5/12/2023 1:00:00 PM
HSTA 5/2/2023 3:00:00 PM
HB 4
Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
30 (H) PREFILE RELEASED 1/9/23
30 (H) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
30 (H) STA, JUD
92 (H) COSPONSOR(S): MCCABE
Text (H) STATE AFFAIRS at 03:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HSTA)
996 (H) COSPONSOR(S): TOMASZEWSKI
Text (H) STATE AFFAIRS at 03:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Moved HB 4 Out of Committee
Min (H) Minutes (HSTA)
1002 (H) STA RPT 4DP 1DNP
1002 (H) DP: ALLARD, CARPENTER, WRIGHT, SHAW
1002 (H) DNP: STORY
1002 (H) FN1: (GOV)
1025 (H) FIN REFERRAL ADDED AFTER JUD
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held -- Delayed to 15 Minutes Following Session --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held -- Delayed to 15 Minutes After Session --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Moved CSHB 4(JUD) Out of Committee -- Delayed to 2:30pm --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Moved CSHB 4(JUD) Out of Committee
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
1299 (H) JUD RPT CS(JUD) 4DP 2DNP 1NR
1299 (H) DP: EASTMAN, ALLARD, CARPENTER, VANCE
1299 (H) DNP: GRAY, GROH
1299 (H) NR: C.JOHNSON
1299 (H) FN2: (H.JUD)
1299 (H) REFERRED TO FINANCE
1438 (H) COSPONSOR(S): CARPENTER
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