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Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.
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- Referred to Committee
- Bill Passed
This text refers to the Conference Report Vote in the House.
Vote to pass a bill that establishes voter identification requirements, effective January 1, 2012.
-Requires voters to provide one of the following forms of photo identification in order to vote (Sec. 14):<ul>-Driver's license; -Personal identification card; -United States military identification card; -United States citizenship certificate that contains a photograph; -United States passport; or a -License to carry a concealed handgun.</ul>-Authorizes voters who cannot provide identification to cast provisional ballots (Sec. 9). -Requires voters who cast provisional ballots because they do not meet identification requirements to provide photo identification within six days of the date of the election (Sec. 18).
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