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Election List Maintenance Procedures

Concerning the use of the national change of address database to maintain voter registration records, and, in connection therewith, clarifying terminology and consolidating procedures for county clerks and recorders to follow when it appears that an elector has moved within the state.
2016 Regular Session
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

The act makes various updates and corrections to the laws setting forth the ways in which elector information is processed, recorded, and changed pursuant to the 'Uniform Election Code of 1992'.

The act aligns terminology and practices with the 'National Voter Registration Act' and the current definition of 'confirmation card', which applies only to correspondence that is sent via forwardable mail to an elector's address of record.

Procedures for county clerks and recorders to follow when a new voter notification is returned as undeliverable after 20 days are added.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details