SB535 H JUD AM 4-3 #1 

    The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the bill on page three, section three, line six, after the word “incompetent” by inserting the words “for the purposes of voting”;

    On page five, section two, line twenty-three, after the word “incompetent” by inserting the words “for the purposes of voting”;


    On page thirty, by striking out section twenty-three in its entirety, and inserting in lieu thereof, the following language:

“§3-2-23. Cancellation of registration of deceased or ineligible              voters.

    The clerk of the county commission shall cancel the registration of a voter:

    (a) (1) Upon the voter's death as verified by:

    (1) (A) A death certificate from the Registrar of Vital Statistics or a notice from the Secretary of State that a comparison of the records of the registrar with the county voter registration records show the person to be deceased;

    (2) (B) The publication of an obituary or other writing clearly identifying the deceased person by name, residence and age corresponding to the voter record; or

    (3) (C) An affidavit signed by the parent, legal guardian, child, sibling or spouse of the voter giving the name and birth date of the voter, and date and place of death;

    (b) (2) Upon receipt of an official notice from a state or federal court that the person has been convicted of a felony, of treason or election bribery; in an election, in which event, the clerk shall enter a notation on the voter record of the date upon which the term of any sentence for such conviction will cease, unless sooner vacated by court action or pardon;

    (c) (3) Upon receipt of a notice from the appropriate court of competent jurisdiction of a determination of a voter's mental incompetence;

    (d) (4) Upon receipt from the voter registration of a written request to cancel the voter's registration, upon confirmation by the voter of a change of address to an address outside the county, upon notice from a voter registrar of another jurisdiction outside the county or state of the receipt of an application for voter registration in that jurisdiction, or upon notice from the Secretary of State that a voter registration application accepted in another county of the state subsequent to the last registration date in the first county, as determined from a comparison of voter records; or

    (e) (5) Upon failure to respond and produce evidence of continued eligibility to register following the challenge of the voter's registration pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-eight of this article. or

    (f) As required under the provisions of section twenty-seven of this article.