View Amendment Current Amendment: 4 to Bill 4919

Senator CAMPSEN proposed the following amendment (JUD4919.013):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking Section 7-5-340 and inserting:

/ Section 7-5-340. (A)The State Election Commission shall:

(1) ensure that the name of a qualified elector may not be is removed from the official list of eligible voters except within seven days of receipt of information confirming:

(a) at the request of the qualified elector to be removed;

(b) if the elector is adjudicated mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction; or

(c) as provided under item (2);

(2) conduct a general program that makes a reasonable effort to remove the names of ineligible voters from the official lists of eligible voters by reason of:

(a)the death of the qualified elector; or

(d) the elector is not a citizen of the United States; or

(b)(e)a change in the residence of the qualified elector to a place outside the county in which the qualified elector is registered when such confirmation is received from the qualified elector in writing;

(3)(2)inform applicants under Sections 7-5-155, 7-5-310, and 7-5-320 of:

(a) voter eligibility requirements; and

(b) penalties provided by law for submission of a false voter registration application;

(4)(3)complete, no later than ninety days before the date of a statewide primary or general election, a program to systematically remove the names of ineligible voters from the official lists list of eligible voters in compliance with the provisions of Section 7-5-330(F); this subitem item may not be construed to preclude:

(a) the removal of names from the official lists list of eligible voters on a basis described in items item (1) and (2); or

(b) correction of registration records pursuant to this article. " /

Amend the bill further by adding an appropriately new SECTION to read:

/SECTION ___. A. Section 7-3-70 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

" (c) The Department of Motor Vehicles must furnish the executive director a monthly report of all non-United States citizens who are issued a driver's license or identification card. All reports must contain the name of the driver or identification cardholder, social security number, if any, and date of birth. The department must provide this information at no charge.

B.The first monthly report provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to this SECTION must include every non-United States citizen in this State with a driver's license or identification card. " /