Bill Text: AZ HB2260 | 2017 | Fifty-third Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Voter registration; student addresses

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2017-01-24 - House read second time [HB2260 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2017-HB2260-Introduced.html




REFERENCE TITLE: voter registration; student addresses




State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

First Regular Session




HB 2260


Introduced by

Representative Thorpe





amending section 16-101, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to qualification and registration of electors.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 16-101, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE16-101.  Qualifications of registrant; definition

A.  Every resident of the this state is qualified to register to vote if he:

1.  Is a citizen of the United States.

2.  Will be eighteen years of age or more on or before the date of the regular general election next following his registration.

3.  Will have been a resident of the this state twenty‑nine days next preceding the election, except as provided in section 16‑126.

4.  Is able to write his name or make his mark, unless prevented from so doing by physical disability.

5.  Has not been convicted of treason or a felony, unless restored to civil rights.

6.  Has not been adjudicated an incapacitated person as defined in section 14‑5101.

B.  For the purposes of this title, "resident" means an individual who has actual physical presence in this state, or for purposes of a political subdivision actual physical presence in the political subdivision, combined with an intent to remain.  A temporary absence does not result in a loss of residence if the individual has an intent to return following his absence.  An individual has only one residence for purposes of this title.  Notwithstanding any other law, a dormitory address or other temporary college or university address may not be used for determining residency for voter registration purposes and is deemed to be evidence of a temporary address with intent to return to some other permanent address.END_STATUTE