6362-S AMH NIXO LEAT 072
SSB 6362 - H AMD 1048
By Representative Nixon
On page 2, line 10, after "(3)" strike "Mailing address, if different from the residential address;"
Renumber the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.
On page 2, after line 20 insert:
"The residential address provided must identify the actual physical residence of the voter in Washington, as defined in RCW 29A.04.151, with detail sufficient to allow the voter to be assigned to the proper precinct and to locate the voter to confirm his or her residence for purposes of verifying qualification to vote under Article VI, section 1 of the state Constitution. A residential address may be either a "traditional address" or a "non-traditional address." A traditional address consists of a street number and name, optional apartment number or unit number, and city or town, as assigned by a local government, which serves to identify the parcel or building of residence and the unit if a multi-unit residence. A non-traditional address consists of a narrative description of the location of the voter's residence, and may be used when a traditional address has not been assigned to the voter's residence. If the postal service does not deliver mail to the voter's residential address, or the voter prefers to receive mail at a different address, the voter may separately provide the mailing address at which they receive mail. Any mailing address provided shall be used only for mail delivery purposes and not for precinct assignment or confirmation of residence for voter qualification purposes."
On page 3, line 1, after "the" strike all material through "residence. ((" on line 3 and insert "county courthouse, city hall, or other public building near the area that the voter considers his or her residence."
EFFECT: Removes from the list of minimum information required to register to vote an individual's mailing address, if the individual has a mailing address that is different from his or her residential address. Removes the option for voters who lack a traditional residential address to use as their address for voter registration purposes the address of a county courthouse, city hall, or other public building near the person's nontraditional address. Provides that the residential address provided by a voter for registration purposes must identify the actual physical residence of the voter with detail sufficient to allow the voter to be assigned to the proper precinct and to locate the voter for purposes of verifying his or her qualification to vote. Specifies that a residential address may be either a "traditional address" or a "non-traditional address," and adds definitions for both "traditional address" and "non-traditional address." Provides that if the voter does not receive mail at his or her residential address, the voter may provide the county auditor with his or her mailing address for mail delivery purposes only, and that any such mailing address provided shall not be used for precinct assignment or confirmation of residence for voter qualification purposes.