HB430 (2017) Detail

Relative to recording voters' out-of-state drivers' licenses.


CHAPTER 67

HB 430 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0524h

2017 SESSION

17-0359

03/08

 

HOUSE BILL 430

 

AN ACT relative to recording voters' out-of-state drivers' licenses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Bates, Rock. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that information on the use of out-of-state drivers' licenses and nondrivers' identification cards be recorded in the statewide centralized voter registration database.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Mar2017... 0524h 17-0359

03/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to recording voters' out-of-state drivers' licenses.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

67:1  Obtaining a Ballot; Use of Out-of-State Identification.  Amend RSA 659:13, I(b) to read as follows:

(b)  The voter, [if the ballot clerk determines that he or she is qualified to vote in the town or ward, and] unless challenged as provided for in RSA 659:27 through 659:33, shall then be asked to present proof of his or her identity meeting the requirements of paragraph II.  If the voter presents such proof of identity to the ballot clerk, the ballot clerk shall give the voter one of each ballot to be voted on in that election which shall be folded as it was upon receipt from the secretary of state.  The ballot clerk shall also mark the checklist using a ruler or other straight edge to ensure accuracy of the mark in order to show that the voter obtained his or her ballot.  If the photo identification is an out-of-state driver's license or nondriver's identification card, the ballot clerk shall record the state of issuance on the checklist in accordance with uniform procedures developed by the secretary of state in a color designated for such entries and the supervisors of the checklist or designee shall [submit the information to the secretary of state] record the state of issuance of the voter's driver's license or identification card in the statewide centralized voter registration database within 30 days of the election.  The voter shall then be allowed to enter the space enclosed by the guardrail to mark and cast his or her ballot.

67:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

 

Approved: June 02, 2017

Effective Date: July 01, 2018

Links

HB430 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 27, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB430 Revision: 938 Date: June 6, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
HB430 Revision: 939 Date: April 27, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
HB430 Revision: 940 Date: March 10, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
HB430 Revision: 941 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 11:57 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 13
Jan. 25, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/25/2017 10:30 AM LOB 308
Feb. 21, 2017 Executive Session: 02/21/2017 11:30 AM LOB 308
March 8, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0524h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 11-9; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0524h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 89
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0524h: MA RC 187-160 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 89
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Election Law and Internal Affairs; SJ 9
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 102, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 16
April 27, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/27/2017; SC 20
April 27, 2017 Ought to Pass: RC 14Y-9N, MA; OT3rdg; 04/27/2017; SJ 15
April 27, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16
May 4, 2017 Enrolled 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 47
June 2, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017; Chapter 67; Eff. 7/1/2018