SB 6353-S3.E - DIGEST

Establishes the automatic voter registration act of 2018 to increase the opportunity to register to vote for qualified persons.

Requires the state health benefit exchange to: (1) Provide certain information to the secretary of state's office for consenting healthplanfinder applicants, including applicants who file changes of address, who reside in the state, are eighteen years old or older, and are verified citizens; and

(2) Consult with the secretary of state's office to establish automatic voter registration criteria and procedures.

Prohibits, once an applicant has been registered to vote, the department of licensing, the state health benefit exchange, and each qualified voter registration agency from: (1) Sharing information used to verify identity with a federal agency; or

(2) Retaining records or documentation used to certify eligibility to vote once the certification process has been completed and recorded.

Exempts the following from public inspection under the public records act: Personal information in files maintained for patients or clients of agencies providing public assistance or services to persons with disabilities.