HB327 (2021) Detail

Requiring that voters show identification when personally delivering absentee ballots to town and city clerks.


HB 327  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0530

04/11

 

HOUSE BILL 327

 

AN ACT requiring that voters show identification when personally delivering absentee ballots to town and city clerks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6; Rep. True, Rock. 4; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 37; Rep. Folsom, Graf. 11; Rep. Love, Rock. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a city or town clerk to mark the affidavit envelope of an in-person absentee voter verifying that such person presented identification when returning his or her ballot.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0530

04/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT requiring that voters show identification when personally delivering absentee ballots to town and city clerks.

 

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

 

1  Absentee Voting; Verification of In-Person Absentee Voter.  Amend RSA 657:17-a, II to read as follows:

II.  The clerk shall mark the absentee ballot affidavit [enveloped] envelope with the notation "AIPIDS" (Appeared In Person, ID Shown) and "voter verified" and note on the clerk's list of absentee voters that the voter has been verified.  The verified voter's signatures on the application for an absentee ballot shall not be compared to the voter's signature on the absentee ballot affidavit on election day.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB327 at GenCourtMobile
HB327 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 4, 2021 House Hearing
March 8, 2021 House Exec Session
March 10, 2021 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB327 Revision: 31630 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 6:57 p.m.

Docket


March 10, 2021: Executive Session: 03/10/2021 10:20 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/95087806399 (if necessary)


March 8, 2021: Executive Session: 03/08/2021 12:00 pm Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/91394352757


March 4, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/04/2021 01:30 pm Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/91092569734 Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 43