Bill Summary for H 314 (2019-2020)

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Mar 7 2019

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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.

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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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