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H 5097 - Requiring Voters to Present ID at Polls - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Voters to Present ID at Polls

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would require any person wishing to vote in a primary, special, or general election to provide proof of identity.

Highlights:
-Requires that voters provide identification in order to vote (Sec.1). -Provides a list of acceptable picture and non-picture forms of ID for a two year buffer period and accepted I.D. cards thereafter. (Sec.2). -Allows for those unable to provide ID to cast a provisional ballot, and provide ID at a later date (Sec.2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requiring Voters to Present ID at Polls

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