SB 523 Establishes advance voting and modifes voter identification requirements
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 1274S.01I Fiscal Note: 1274-01
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 3/3/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page: S447
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: 8/28/09 & 1/1/2010

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Current Bill Summary

SB 523 - This act establishes advance voting for seven days prior to an election at the office of each election authority.

Voters who do not provide photo identification at the polls shall have a photograph taken of them which shall be affixed to a signed affidavit averring that the voter is the individual listed in the precinct register. All costs relating to administering the section requiring photos to be taken at the polls shall be paid by the state.

This act is similar to SB 859 (2006), SB 37 (2007), SB 1251 (2008), and SB 21 (2009).