MS HB348 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 23-15-39, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Office Of The Registrar Shall Process All Applications For Registration Not Later Than Ten Days After The Registration Deadline And Shall Notify The Applicant That His Or Her Application Is Pending; To Provide That If An Application For Registration Has An Incomplete Portion Of The Application That Makes It Impossible For The Registrar To Determine The Eligibility Of The Applicant To Register, Has A Portion Of The Application That Makes Illegible In The Opinion Of The County Registrar And Makes It Impossible To Determine The Eligibility Of The Applicant To Register, The County Registrar Is Unable To Determine, From The Address And Information Stated On The Application, The Precinct In Which The Voter Should Be Assigned Or The Supervisor District In Which He Or She Is Entitled To Vote, Or The Application Has Any Other Problem That Prevents The Registrar From Processing The Application, The Registrar Shall Notify The Applicant Of The Issue And Give The Applicant Five Business Days To Cure The Defect; To Amend Sections 23-15-37, 23-15-41 And 23-15-47, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Bring Forward Section 23-15-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Voter registration application; require to be processed within ten days of deadline and give applicant opportunity to cure.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231535New CodeSee Bill Text
231537Amended CodeSee Bill Text
231539Amended CodeSee Bill Text
231541Amended CodeSee Bill Text
231547Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments 750