HB 966

83(R) - 2013

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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  • Positive


Jim Murphy

Bill Caption

Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Summary: HB 966 would establish means by which an individual can confirm their residence in the state for voter registration purposes. Supporters of the legislation contend that this will assist the Secretary of State’s office in adjudicating any disputes about a voter’s status.

Analysis: HB 966 would enable an eligible voter to prove their residence for the purpose of voter registration. This would help to strengthen individual liberty. We support HB 966.