USE METHODS OF CERTAIN GROUPS/VOTER ROLLS.

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
House Bill 1071 (Public) Filed Wednesday, May 22, 2024
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO USE VARIOUS METHODS IN ITS LIST MAINTENANCE EFFORTS.
Intro. by Cleveland, Warren.

Status: Ref to the Com on Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (May 23 2024)
H 1071

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 22 2024 - View Summary

    Amends GS 163-82.14, as amended by Section 44(c) of SL 2023-140 (pertaining to list maintenance of eligible voters by the State Board of Elections [Board]) as follows. Requires the Board to also use other methods beyond those specified in the statute to maintain the voter rolls, including using address-updating services provided by the Postal Services and entering into data sharing agreements with other states to cross-check information on voter registration and voting records. (Currently, authorized, but not required to do these things.) Requires the Board to establish a system that, on an ongoing basis, implements a uniform method for investigating and correcting the data provided by election integrity organizations to assist in its list maintenance efforts in identifying and removing ineligible and duplicate registrations. Requires the Board to provide quarterly reports to the specified NCGA committees on (1) what corrections were made and (2) the number of corrections made, by county. Effective July 1, 2024.