SENATE BILL 6200
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Senators Skratek and Metcalf
Read first time 01/21/92. Referred to Committee on Governmental Operations.
AN ACT Relating to ongoing absentee voters; amending RCW 29.36.013; and providing an effective date.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 29.36.013 and 1991 c 81 s 30 are each amended to read as follows:
voter (( or any voter over the age of sixty-five)) may apply, in writing,
for status as an ongoing absentee voter. Each such voter shall be granted that
status by his or her county auditor and shall automatically receive an absentee
ballot for each ensuing election for which he or she is entitled to vote and
need not submit a separate request for each election. Ballots received from
ongoing absentee voters shall be validated, processed, and tabulated in the
same manner as other absentee ballots.
Status as an ongoing absentee voter shall be terminated upon any of the following events:
(1) The written request of the voter;
(2) The death or disqualification of the voter;
(3) The cancellation of the voter's registration record;
(4) The return of an ongoing absentee ballot as undeliverable; or
(5) January 1st of each odd‑numbered year.