SJR 20 Modifies provisions of law as it relates to voter photo identification
Sponsor: Kraus
LR Number: 4038S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 1/25/2016 - Voted Do Pass S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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SJR 20 - 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 SS/HJR 53 (2016), SJR 5 (2015), HJR 1 (2015), and SJR 31 (2014), substantially similar to HJR 53 (2016), 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).

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