SB 483-9_ Filed 03/17/2005, 11:20 Austin


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 483 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 16; (05)MO048312.1. -->     Page 1, between lines 16 and 17, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 3-6-4.2-15; (05)MO048312.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 3-6-4.2-15 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 15. (a) Each county election board shall provide the following information to the election division not more than sixty (60) days after each election:
        (1) The number of individuals who were unable to vote in the most recent election because the individuals did not have or were unable to provide proof of identification.
        (2) The number of provisional ballots cast in the most recent election, categorized by reason for the provisional ballots.
        (3) The number of provisional ballots cast in the most recent election that were counted and the number of provisional ballots cast in the most recent election that were not counted.
    (b) The election division shall submit before October 1 of each year an annual report in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 to the legislative council and to the governor. The annual report must include a compilation of the information provided to the election division under subsection (a).
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SOURCE: Page 12, line 1; (05)MO048312.12. -->     Page 12, between lines 1 and 2, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 3-11.7-6-3; (05)MO048312.16. -->     "SECTION 16. IC 3-11.7-6-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 3. (a) As required by 42 U.S.C. 15482, a county election board shall establish a free access system such as a toll-free telephone number or an Internet web site that enables a provisional voter to determine:
        (1) whether the individual's provisional ballot was counted; and
        (2) if the provisional ballot was not counted, the reason the provisional ballot was not counted.
    (b) As required by 42 U.S.C. 15482, the county election board shall establish and maintain reasonable procedures to protect the security, confidentiality, and integrity of personal information collected, stored, or otherwise used on the free access system established by the board under subsection (a).
    (c) As required by 42 U.S.C. 15482, the county election board shall restrict access to the information available under subsection (a) about a provisional voter's ballot to the individual who cast the ballot.
    (d) The county election board shall prescribe written instructions to inform a provisional voter how the provisional voter can determine whether the provisional voter's ballot has been counted.
     (e) A county election board shall provide written notice to each individual who casts a provisional ballot. The written notice must specify:
        (1) whether the individual's provisional ballot was counted; and
        (2) if the provisional ballot was not counted, the reason the provisional ballot was not counted.

A county election board must provide the written notice required by this subsection not more than thirty (30) days after the last day for counting provisional ballots.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 483 as printed March 15, 2005.)

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Representative Austin


MO048312/DI 73     2005