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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7648

   
 

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Offered by:

 

REP. PERILLO, 113th Dist.

REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd Dist.

REP. DEVLIN, 134th Dist.

REP. FRANCE, 42nd Dist.

REP. FISHBEIN, 90th Dist.

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

REP. LEGEYT, 17th Dist.

REP. BUCKBEE, 67th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. WILMS, 142nd Dist.

REP. MCGORTY, 122nd Dist.

REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th Dist.

REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd Dist.

REP. FERRARO, 117th Dist.

REP. CHEESEMAN, 37th Dist.

REP. ZUPKUS, 89th Dist.

REP. SIEGRIST, 36th Dist.

To: Subst. House Joint Resolution No. 95

File No. 464

Cal. No. 325

"RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT EARLY AND REGIONAL VOTING. "

Strike everything after the resolving clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. That the following be proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the State, which, when approved and adopted in the manner provided by the Constitution, shall, to all intents and purposes, become a part thereof:

Section 1 of article sixth of the Constitution is amended to read as follows:

Every citizen of the United States who has attained the age of eighteen years, who is a bona fide resident of the town in which he seeks to be admitted as an elector and who takes such oath, if any, as may be prescribed by law, shall be qualified to be an elector. Any such elector may exercise the privileges of an elector only upon the presentation of a current and valid photo identification containing the name and address of such elector.

RESOLVED: That the foregoing proposed amendment to the Constitution be continued to the next session of the General Assembly elected at the general election to be held on November 6, 2018, and published with the laws passed at the present session, or be presented to the electors at the general election to be held on November 6, 2018, whichever the case may be, according to article sixth of the amendments to the Constitution. The designation of said proposed amendment to be used on the ballots at such election shall be "Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to require the presentation of current and valid photo identification for the exercise of electoral privileges?""