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  • Summary date: Mar 15 2023 - View Summary

    Prohibits the State Board of Elections (Board) from entering into an agreement, membership, or other participation in the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), unless approved by an act of the NCGA.

    Makes conforming repeals of (1) SL 2013-281, Section 18.2 (requiring the Board to seek ways to share and cross-check information on voting records and voter registration with other states to improve the accuracy of voter registration lists, using resources such as ERIC and by entering into interstate compacts for this purpose); (2) SL 2022-74, Section 261(4) (allowing the use of specified funds for an analysis of the State's voter registration data by ERIC and a subsequent mailing to affected individuals by the Board to improve the accuracy of voter registration records); and (3) SL 2022-74, Section 26.3 (requiring an act of the NCGA to approve changes made to election policy when continued membership in ERIC requires the Board or a local board of elections to change any of the policies or procedures related to elections in this State).