SJR 5 Allows for photographic identification for voting
Sponsor: Kraus
LR Number: 1001S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/23/2015 - 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 5 - 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 providing valid, government-issued photo identification. Exceptions may be provided for by general law.

This amendment is identical to SJR 31 (2014) and similar to SJR 6 (2013), HJR 5&12 (2013), HCS/HJR 89 (2012), HJR 92 (2012), HCS#2/SJR 2 (2011), and HJR 64 (2010).