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HB 253 - Removal of Voters from Voter Registration List - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

Kraig Powell voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Removal of Voters from Voter Registration List

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the removal of voters from the official register in certain situations.

Highlights:
  • Requires the county clerk to send an address verification notice to a voter who does not vote in two consecutive regular general elections (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the county clerk to remove a voter’s name from the official register upon receiving, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    • Notice that a voter has registered to vote in another state;
    • Notice that a voter has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor; and
    • Evidence that a voter’s residence has changed which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
      • The county clerk receives no response to mailed address verification notices; and
      • The voter has not voted in either of two consecutive general elections after receiving notice.
  • This is a substitute bill sponsored by Rep. Powell.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Removal of Voters from Voter Registration List

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