The bills below could impact people with disabilities’ access to vote in Texas.
|BILL||AUTHOR||DESCRIPTION, REMARKS, HISTORY|
|HB 341||Mike Schofield||Relating to the assistance of a voter.|
|no data||no data||Remarks: Would require that a person supporting another person to vote would have to be a registered voter in the county where the person is being supported. Would also require the supporter to show photo identification.|
|no data||no data||History: 12/7/2016 H Filed|
|HB 658||Diego Bernal||Relating to priority voting for voters with certain disabilities substantially impairing mobility.|
|no data||no data||Remarks: Would allow individuals with a mobility-related disability to have priority to vote and bypass waiting lines at polling places.|
|no data||no data||History: 12/20/2016 H Filed|