SB591 SFAT Carmichael 3-9

Greenlief 7835


Senator Carmichael moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Senate Bill 591 -- A BILL to amend and reenact 3-2-3, 3-2-4a, and 3-2-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, and to amend said Code by adding thereto a new section, designated as 3-2-23a; all relating generally to creation and maintenance of voter registration lists generally; creating additional duties for Secretary of State relating to voter registration; authorizing Secretary of State to undertake voter registration list maintenance in a county under certain circumstances; requiring Secretary of State to provide written notice to clerk of county commission of need for voter registration record maintenance and allow ninety days before undertaking voter registration list maintenance in a county; delineating notice requirements; clarifying duty of Secretary of State to perform certain ongoing voter registration database maintenance; directing Secretary of State to enter into agreement with Division of Motor Vehicles for Division of Motor Vehicles to provide certain information regarding persons eligible to vote; setting forth information to be provided by Division of Motor Vehicles; permitting Secretary of State to use information for voter registration list maintenance comparison through interstate data-sharing agreement as designated by Secretary of State; identifying additional permissible uses of funds in Combined Voter Registration and Driver Licensing Fund; providing for periodic transfer of funds from that fund to General Revenue Fund under certain circumstances; authorizing cancellation of registration of deceased or ineligible voters; and granting certain rule-making authority to Secretary of State.