78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 54, Chapter 393 Page: 3 of 19
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H.B. No. 54
1 (1) reading the ballot to the voter;
2 (2) directing the voter to read the ballot;
3 (3) marking the voter's ballot; or
4 (4) directing the voter to mark the ballot.
5 SECTION 5. Sections 64.036(a) and (d), Election Code, are
6 amended to read as follows:
7 (a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly:
8 (1) provides assistance to a voter who is not eligible
9 'for assistance;
10 (2) while assisting a voter prepares the voter's
11 ballot in a way other than the way the voter directs or without
12 direction from the voter; [Le]
13 (3) while assisting a voter suggests by word, sign, or
14 gesture how the voter should vote; or
15 (4) provides assistance to a voter who has not
16 requested assistance or selected the person to assist the voter.
17 (d) An offense under this section is a Class A [&]
19 SECTION 6. Section 81.005, Election Code, is amended to
20 read as follows:
21 Sec. 81.005. COMMON OR CONTRACT CARRIER. (a) A common or
22 contract carrier may not be used to perform an act in accordance
23 with this title unless the carrier:
24 (1) is a bona fide, for profit carrier, the primary
25 business of which is transporting or delivering property for
26 compensation and the business practices of which are reasonable and
27 prudent according to the usual standards for the business in which
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 54, Chapter 393, legislative document, 2003-05/2003-06; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth158727/m1/3/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.