Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

House Bill 355

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Elections; require voters to present ID before voting.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/07 (H) Referred To Apportionment and Elections
2 02/04 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateVRA
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Snowden

Code Sections: A 023-0015-0011, A 023-0015-0541, A 023-0015-0719

Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE PERSONS WHO APPEAR TO VOTE IN PERSON AT A POLLING PLACE OR THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES BY PRESENTING VALID IDENTIFICATION TO AN ELECTION MANAGER OR THE REGISTRAR BEFORE THEY ARE ALLOWED TO VOTE; TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELECTOR SHALL BE ALLOWED TO VOTE IF PERSONALLY RECOGNIZED AS THE PERSON IDENTIFIED ON THE POLLBOOKS; TO PRESCRIBE THE TYPES OF IDENTIFICATION THAT ARE VALID FOR THIS PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-15-11, 23-15-541 AND 23-15-719, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/04/03 at 17:50.

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