MS HB498 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Authorize Any Person Who Is Qualified To Register To Vote In The State Of Mississippi To Register To Vote When That Person Applies For The Issuance, Renewal Or Change Of Address Of A Motor Vehicle Driver's License Or Official Identification Card; To Require The Department Of Public Safety To Obtain Certain Information From A Person Who Desires To Register To Vote While Applying For The Issuance, Renewal Or Change Of Address Of A Motor Vehicle Driver's License Or Official Identification Card; To Provide An Opt-out Procedure For Persons Who Choose Not To Register To Vote While Applying For The Issuance, Renewal Or Change Of Address Of A Motor Vehicle Driver's License Or Official Identification Card; To Provide For The Forwarding Of Voter Registration Applications To The Person's County Of Residence; To Amend Sections 23-15-11, 23-15-33, 23-15-35, 23-15-39, 23-15-41, 23-15-79, 23-15-95 And 63-1-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Provisions Of This Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Automatic voter registration; authorize for those who apply for the issuance, renewal or change of address of motor vehicle driver's licenses.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2017-01-13HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections

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