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SB 129 - Amends Voter Identification Requirements - Key Vote

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Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (Senate) (15-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Voter Identification Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that amends voter identification requirements and electoral procedures within the state senate.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a time frame for a senator's term in office and means of appointment in the case of a vacancy (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies revised voter identification requirements when a registered voter applies for an advanced voters ballot (Sec. 3).
  • Requires registered voters who request an advance voting ballot in person to provide valid identification, including, but not limited to the following (Sec. 3):
    • Valid driver's license number;
    • Non-driver's identification number; or
    • A photocopy of any other identification provided by the state.
  • Prohibits county election officers from providing an advance voting ballot to be transmitted to a voter by mail unless the following requirements are met (Sec. 3):
    • The county official has verified that the signature of the requestor matches the signature on file at the county registration records; and
    • The person has submitted a valid identification form with their request.
  • Authorizes the secretary of state to adopt any rules or regulations required to implement the provisions of this legislation (Sec. 3).
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 - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (87-37) -
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 - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-9) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Voter Identification Requirements

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