Bill Text: IN SB0558 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Election security. Requires the secretary of state to refer suspected criminal violations of election law for investigation by the appropriate prosecuting attorney. Establishes an administrative enforcement mechanism for enforcement of election laws other than campaign finance laws. Requires the statewide voter registration file to employ multi-factor authentication to restrict access. Allows a declination to register by the voter in certain circumstances to be used in determining whether a voter's address is current. Requires a communication that includes an absentee ballot application form to state certain information regarding the identity of the sender. Provides for administrative remedies for violations of this requirement. Requires the inspector to record certain data during election day regarding the number of voters waiting to vote. Requires voting system vendors to disclose certain information about foreign nationals who may control or have an ownership interest in the vendor. Specifies procedure for counting of absentee ballots cast on an electronic voting system. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on elections the task of studying the topic of means for verification of voter registration data.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-01 - Public Law 157 [SB0558 Detail]

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