SB 292 Requires presidential and vice presidential candidates to show valid birth certificates
Sponsor: Schaaf
LR Number: 1117S.03I Fiscal Note: 1117-03N.ORG
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 2/24/2011 - Second Read and Referred S General Laws Committee Journal Page: S332
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 292 - Presidential and vice presidential candidates are required to provide evidence of being nationals and citizens of the United States at birth to the Secretary of State in order to be certified as candidates. Long form birth certificates that record the name or address of the birthing facility along with the signature of certain legally authorized persons in attendance will be required as proof if one exists. Those that don't, will not be accepted.

The Secretary of State shall post the proof of birth on the internet.