SJR 31 Allows for photographic identification for voting
Sponsor: Kraus
LR Number: 4446S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 1/27/2014 - Hearing Conducted S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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Current Bill Summary

SJR 31 - Upon voter approval, this constitutional amendment provides that a voter seeking to vote in person may be required by general law to identify himself or herself as a United States citizen and a resident of the state by producing valid, government-issued photo identification. Exceptions may be provided for by general law.

This amendment is similar to HJR 64 (2010), HCS#2/SJR 2 (2011), HJR 92 (2012), HCS/HJR 89 (2012), HJR 5&12 (2013), and SJR 6 (2013).