CONST. AMENDMENT/REPEAL LITERACY TEST.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 314 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 7, 2019
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA TO REPEAL THE LITERACY TEST REQUIREMENT.
Intro. by Alexander, Stevens, Speciale, Pierce.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 11 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Identical to S 656, filed 4/3/19.

H 314

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 7 2019 - More information

     

    Subject to voter approval at the statewide election on November 3, 2020, repeals Section 4 of Article VI of the North Carolina Constitution, which requires every person registering to vote to be able to read and write any section of the Constitution in the English language. If approved, effective upon certification.


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