OLR Bill Analysis

sHB 5173

AN ACT PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF VOTERS.

SUMMARY

This bill limits the voter registration information the secretary of the state and registrars of voters can provide under any state law to only the voter's birth year. (It is unclear whether this limit bans providing any other voter registration information, including voter names and addresses.) The bill exempts from this limit information the secretary determines is being used for a governmental purpose.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

COMMITTEE ACTION

Government Administration and Elections Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

17

Nay

0

(03/23/2018)