SENATE BILL No. 358
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 3-14-3-21.7.
Synopsis: Voter deception. Provides that a person who knowingly or
intentionally deceives another person regarding: (1) the date, time,
place, or manner of an election; or (2) the qualifications for a voter or
restrictions on voter eligibility at the election; commits a Class D
Effective: July 1, 2008.
January 14, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and
Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)
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SENATE BILL No. 358
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 3-14-3-21.7; (08)IN0358.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 3-14-3-21.7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2008]: Sec. 21.7. A person who knowingly or intentionally does
either of the following with the intent to prevent another person
from exercising the right to vote in an election conducted under
this title commits voter deception, a Class D felony:
(1) Deceives the other person regarding the date, time, place,
or manner of the election.
(2) Deceives the other person regarding:
(A) the qualifications that a person must meet to vote in
the election; or
(B) restrictions on eligibility to vote in the election.
SOURCE: ; (08)IN0358.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008] IC 3-14-3-21.7, as
added by this act, applies to offenses committed after June 30,