HB 1643 - DIGEST

Requires the secretary of state to contract with an entity to provide legal assistance to participants of the address confidentiality program, who request the assistance, to allow the participants to own property without public disclosure of the ownership.

Requires the secretary of state, state and local agencies, and nonprofit agencies to publicize the availability of legal assistance to program participants and applicants.

Prohibits the secretary of state from providing direct legal assistance to participants; and from charging a fee to the participants for legal assistance.