|HB 2595 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Establishes the automatic voter registration act of 2018.
Increases the opportunity to register to vote for qualified persons by expanding the voter registration process with: (1) Automatic voter registration for enhanced driver's license; and
(2) Automatic voter registration at qualified voter registration agencies.
Requires a person born in the state, whose certificate of birth is filed with the state registrar of vital statistics after January 1, 2002, to be preregistered to vote.
Requires the legislature to convene a task force on voter registration to facilitate the implementation and administration of the mandated automatic voter registration. Expires June 30, 2019.
Requires the office of the secretary of state to conduct a study and prepare recommendations for creating an automatic voter registration process for recently naturalized citizens who reside within the state. Expires June 30, 2019.
Exempts the following from public inspection and copying under the public records act: Information maintained in the pending voter registration database.