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S 0351 General Bill, By Bright, Bryant, S. Martin and Fair
Similar (H 3087)
Summary: Voter registration
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 7 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-115, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE IN A PARTISAN PRIMARY ELECTION OR PARTISAN ADVISORY REFERENDUM UNLESS THE PERSON HAS REGISTERED AS BEING A MEMBER OF THAT PARTY, TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LIST OF ALL REGISTERED ELECTORS BY PARTY AFFILIATION, AND TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE NEW PARTISAN PRIMARY VOTING PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-170, RELATING TO WRITTEN APPLICATIONS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENT OF STATING POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION, IF ANY, ON THE FORM AND INCLUDING THE POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION IN THE OATH; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-9-20, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING IN PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE, AS A REQUIREMENT, REGISTRATION AS A MEMBER OF A CERTIFIED POLITICAL PARTY AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR CHANGING POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION OR NONAFFILIATION AFTER A SELECTION HAS BEEN MADE.
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01/20/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 2)
01/20/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 2)



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