Bill Text: CT HB05956 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Concerning Voter Registration At The Department Of Motor Vehicles.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2017-02-17 - Public Hearing 02/22 [HB05956 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB05956-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5956

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1988

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ALBIS, 99th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING VOTER REGISTRATION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 9 of the general statutes be amended to require that any person eligible to be admitted as an elector and applying to the Department of Motor Vehicles for a motor vehicle operator's license or identity card be so admitted as an elector, provided such person may opt affirmatively to not be so admitted.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide for a person's automatic voter registration during certain transactions with the Department of Motor Vehicles unless such person opts out of so registering.

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