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SB 7, 87th R.S.
Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

Last action: Point of order overruled

Author: Bryan Hughes
Joint Author: Paul Bettencourt | Brian Birdwell | Dawn Buckingham | Donna Campbell | Brandon Creighton | Bob Hall | Lois Kolkhorst | Jane Nelson | Angela Paxton | Charles Perry | Charles Schwertner | Drew Springer
Coauthor: Larry Taylor
Sponsor: Briscoe Cain
Joint Sponsor: Mike Schofield | Jacey Jetton | Stephanie Klick | Tom Oliverson
CoSponsor: Steve Allison | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Trent Ashby | Cecil Bell | Keith Bell | Kyle Biedermann | Greg Bonnen | Brad Buckley | DeWayne Burns | Dustin Burrows | Angie Button | Giovanni Capriglione | Jeff Cason | David Cook | John Cyrier | Jay Dean | Jake Ellzey | James B. Frank | John Frullo | Craig Goldman | Sam Harless | Cody Harris | Cole Hefner | Justin Holland | Lacey Hull | Kyle Kacal | Phil King | Matt Krause | John Kuempel | Stan Lambert | Brooks Landgraf | Jeff Leach | Ben Leman | J. M. Lozano | Will Metcalf | Morgan Meyer | Mayes Middleton | Geanie W. Morrison | Jim Murphy | Andrew Murr | Candy Noble | Chris Paddie | Tan Parker | Jared Patterson | Dennis Paul | Four Price | Glenn Rogers | Scott Sanford | Matt Schaefer | Matt Shaheen | Hugh Shine | Bryan Slaton | Shelby Slawson | Reggie Smith | John Smithee | David Spiller | Phil Stephenson | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | Ed Thompson | Tony Tinderholt | Steve Toth | Gary VanDeaver | Cody Vasut | James White | Terry M. Wilson

Companion:

HB 6 (Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/19/2021) Briscoe Cain (Chair) | Terry Canales | Travis Clardy | Nicole Collier | Jacey Jetton |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/17/2021) Bryan Hughes (Chair) | Paul Bettencourt | Dawn Buckingham | Lois Kolkhorst | Beverly Powell |

Subjects:
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Courts--Appellate
Courts--County & Statutory
Courts--District
Crimes--Miscellaneous
Criminal Procedure--General
ELECTION INTEGRITY PROTECTION ACT OF 2021
Elections--Administration
Elections--Early Voting
Elections--Election Officers
Elections--General
Elections--Registration & Suffrage
Elections--Voting Systems
Electronic Information Systems
FRAUD
INTERNET
SECRETARY OF STATE
SUPREME COURT
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House Committee: Elections (Briscoe Cain, Michelle Beckley, John Bucy III, Travis Clardy, Art Fierro, Jessica González, Jacey Jetton, Mike Schofield, Valoree Swanson)
Minutes: April 29 2021
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Bryan Hughes, Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Lois Kolkhorst, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Beverly Powell, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: March 22 2021 | March 26 2021

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