SB 483-1_ Filed 02/07/2005, 12:11

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Elections and Civic Affairs, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 483, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 3; (05)AM048302.1. -->     Page 1, line 3, after "document" insert " or documents".
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        " (2) The document:
            (A) shows a photograph of the individual to whom the document was issued;
            (B) was issued by the bureau of motor vehicles under IC 9-24-16-3.5 to an individual who has a religious objection to being photographed; or
            (C) satisfies the documentation requirements:
                (i) issued by the bureau of motor vehicles under IC 9-24-11-2; and
                (ii) used by the bureau as proof of identification for the new issuance of a driver's license, permit, or identification card.
".
    Page 1, line 9, delete "." and insert " , or if the document is expired, it expired after the date of the most recent general or municipal election.".
    Page 2, line 23, delete "If a voter swears or affirms under the penalties of".
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SOURCE: IC 9-24-16-3.5; (05)AM048302.5. -->     "SECTION 5. IC 9-24-16-3.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 3.5. The bureau shall issue an identification card without a photograph or computerized image to an individual who signs a written statement under the penalties for perjury that states that the voter has a religious objection to being photographed.
SOURCE: ; (05)AM048302.6. -->     SECTION 6. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    (Reference is to SB 483 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 2.

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Senator Lawson C, Chairperson


AM 048302/DI 102    2005