Bill Summaries: S428 (2013-2014 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 26 2013 - View summary

    Repeals GS 163-82.6A (In‑person registration and voting at one‑stop sites).

    Amends GS 163-59, deleting reference to GS 163-82.6A, allowing a person to register and vote according to that section.

    Amends GS 163-82.6(c), deleting a reference to GS 163-82.6A.

    Amends GS 163-166.12(b2), GS 163-227.2, GS 163-283, GS 163-283.1, and GS 163-330, deleting language referring to GS 163.82.6A and registration pursuant to it.

    Amends GS 163-227.2(b), establishing that no earlier than the second Thursday before an election can a person appear in person to request and file an absentee ballot (was, no earlier than the third Thursday).

    Amends GS 163-227.3 and GS 163-258.9(a), providing clarifying language about the timing and provision of absentee ballots in general elections that involve Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees.

    Effective January 1, 2014, applying to elections held on or after that date.