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HB 2437 - Amends Voting Registration Requirements - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Voting Registration Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the effective date for the requirement for proof of citizenship for voter registration.

Highlights:
  • Requires individuals registering to vote to provide proof of United States citizenship, beginning June 15, 2012 (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an identification card issued by an Indian tribe or nation to be included as photo identification that may be presented prior to voting (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes citizens ages 17 and older to apply to obtain a birth certificate free of charge when using it for voter registration (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Voting Registration Requirements

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