SJR 9 Allows enabling legislation for photographic identification for voting
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 0727S.01I Fiscal Note: 0727-01N.ORG
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 1/31/2011 - Voted Do Pass S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Upon Voter Approval

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SJR 9 - Upon voter approval, this constitutional amendment provides that a voter seeking to vote in person shall 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 resolution is similar to HJR 64 (2010), and SJR 2 (2011).