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Senate Bill 0242


Senate Bill 0242

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Voter proof of identification. Provides that an individual furnishes acceptable "proof of identification" for voting purposes if the individual presents one of the following documents issued to the individual, if the document shows the name of the individual, and if the name conforms to the name in the individual's voter registration record: (1) Identification issued by the state, the United States, or a public or private higher educational institution located in Indiana. (2) A current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or another government document that shows the name and address of the voter. (3) A driver's license or state identification card issued by a state other than Indiana. Provides that a voter also provides acceptable proof of identification: (1) if two precinct election officers who are members of different major political parties execute an affidavit declaring that they have personal knowledge of the voter and that the voter is the individual whose name appears on the poll list; or (2) if the voter executes an affidavit in which the voter swears or affirms that the voter is the individual whose name appears on the poll list.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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