February 5, 2013





SENATE BILL No. 519

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DIGEST OF SB 519 (Updated February 4, 2013 12:14 pm - DI 102)



Citations Affected: IC 3-5; IC 3-6; IC 3-7; IC 3-10; IC 3-11; IC 5-26.5; IC 12-14; IC 12-15; IC 16-35; noncode.

Synopsis: Various election law matters. Makes changes in the standards for determining residency of voters and candidates. Provides that additions and amendments to the standards for determining residency do not affect rights, liabilities, penalties, violations, and proceedings before July 1, 2013. Establishes the voter education outreach fund to receive, hold, and disburse funds for education and outreach to citizens concerning voter rights and responsibilities. Removes references to "pasters". Permits county vote center plans to use other titles to designate precinct election officials (rather than inspector, judge, poll clerk, assistant poll clerk, or election sheriff). Provides that the county vote center plan must specify which precinct election officer is to perform a duty required of a precinct election officer by the election code. Requires the secretary of family and social services to designate the agencies required to provide voter registration services. Provides that the subscription of an entity to statewide voter registration file information expires on the first January 1 following payment of the annual fee. Amends the requirements concerning precinct polling place lists to update a reference to voter identification number and to add birth dates. Permits a vote center county to use notices mailed to the active voters eligible to vote in the next election (or provided at the vote center) and presented at a vote center for the purpose of obtaining a voter's signature when casting a ballot (rather than having the voter sign a printed poll list). Requires the National
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Effective: Upon passage; July 1, 2013.





Landske




    January 14, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Elections.
    February 4, 2013, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations.





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Voter Registration Act (NVRA) official to conduct an annual residency confirmation and outreach procedure. Requires comparison of voter lists from certain neighboring states and others with the Indiana voter registration list to identify duplicate registrations and any cases in which a voter cast a ballot in more than one state during the same election. Requires a county voter registration office to cancel the registration of a voter if the office receives certain notices of the voter's death. Requires the state department of health and the election division to obtain certain information about the deaths of Indiana residents for purposes of maintaining voter registration records. Establishes procedures for county processing of voter registration record cancellations. Permits the county election board of a county that is not a vote center county to adopt an order to use electronic poll lists. Establishes additional standards for electronic poll lists. Permits the family and social services administration and the state department of health to transmit voter registration applications by first class mail. (Current law requires the use of certified mail, when mail is used.) Appropriates $1,000,000 from the state general fund to the voter education outreach fund for each year of the 2013-2015 biennium for voter education and outreach. Appropriates $500,000 from the state general fund to perform certain duties relating to the voting system technical oversight program. Makes technical changes. Repeals: (1) obsolete procedures relating to designation of voter registration agencies; (2) a requirement for counties to have an NVRA implementation plan; (3) requirements relating to making memoranda of voter registration documents; (4) statutes relating to pasters; (5) sample ballots; and (6) delivery of absentee ballot applications.



February 5, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 519



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning elections and to make an appropriation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 3-5-2-16.4; (13)SB0519.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 3-5-2-16.4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 16.4. "Domicile" means residence, as determined under IC 3-5-5.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-2-23.2; (13)SB0519.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 3-5-2-23.2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 23.2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), "expedited basis" refers to the processing of:
        (1) a voter registration application;
        (2) a cancellation of a voter registration application;
        (3) a transfer of a voter registration application; or
        (4) another document that creates or amends the voter registration record of an individual;
not later than forty-eight (48) hours after the document is received by a county voter registration office or an agency required under IC 3-7 to

transmit voter registration documents to a county voter registration office.
    (b) If a voter registration application or other document listed in subsection (a) includes a partial Social Security number that must be submitted to the Commissioner of Social Security for verification under 42 U.S.C. 405(r), "expedited basis" refers to the processing of the application or document not later than forty-eight (48) hours after the bureau of motor vehicles commission receives verification from the Commissioner regarding the partial Social Security number.
     (c) This subsection applies to the processing of a voter registration document described in subsection (a)(1) that is received by a county voter registration office not more than seven (7) days before the close of a registration period under IC 3-7-13-10. The processing of a document subject to this subsection on an "expedited basis" refers to processing not later than seven (7) days following the receipt of the document.

SOURCE: IC 3-5-2-26.4; (13)SB0519.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 3-5-2-26.4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 26.4. "Inhabitant", for purposes of:
        (1) Article 4, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana; and
        (2) Article 6, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana;
means a person who resides at a location, as determined under IC 3-5-5.

SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-0.2; (13)SB0519.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 3-5-5-0.2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 0.2. Notwithstanding any other law, the additions and amendments to this chapter made by SEA 519-2013 do not affect any:
        (1) rights or liabilities accrued;
        (2) penalties incurred;
        (3) violations committed; or
        (4) proceedings begun;
before July 1, 2013. Those rights, liabilities, penalties, offenses, and proceedings continue and shall be imposed and enforced under prior law as if SEA 519-2013 had not been enacted.

SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-0.5; (13)SB0519.1.5. -->     SECTION 5. IC 3-5-5-0.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 0.5. For purposes of this chapter, an individual's "immediate family" includes the spouse, children, stepchildren, parents, or grandparents of the individual.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-3; (13)SB0519.1.6. -->     SECTION 6. IC 3-5-5-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. (a) A person does not have residence in more than one (1) precinct within Indiana.
    (b) For purposes of this chapter, a person does not have residence both within Indiana and outside Indiana.

SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-5; (13)SB0519.1.7. -->     SECTION 7. IC 3-5-5-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. As provided in Article 2, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, a person is not considered to have lost does not lose residence in a precinct in Indiana by reason of the person's absence on the business of:
        (1) the state of Indiana; or
        (2) the United States.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-6; (13)SB0519.1.8. -->     SECTION 8. IC 3-5-5-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. (a) Sections 7 through 17 of this chapter establish presumptions regarding the residency of a person in a precinct. A person can rebut these presumptions by demonstrating intent to reside in another precinct and conduct taken to implement that intent.
     (b) An individual who makes a statement regarding the residence of the individual, under the penalties for perjury, is presumed to reside at the location specified by the individual, as of the date of making the statement.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-7; (13)SB0519.1.9. -->     SECTION 9. IC 3-5-5-7, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 5, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 7. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, a person does not gain residency in a precinct into which the person moves for:
        (1) temporary employment;
        (2) educational purposes; or
         (3) preparing to purchase or occupy a residence; or
        (3) (4) other purposes;
without the intent of making a permanent home in the precinct.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-8; (13)SB0519.1.10. -->     SECTION 10. IC 3-5-5-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, if a person moves into is physically present within another state with the intention of making that state the person's residence, the person loses residency in Indiana.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-9; (13)SB0519.1.11. -->     SECTION 11. IC 3-5-5-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 9. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, if a person moves to is physically present within another state with the intention of remaining in the other state for an indefinite time as a place of residence, the person loses residency in Indiana, even if the person intends to return at some time.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-10; (13)SB0519.1.12. -->     SECTION 12. IC 3-5-5-10 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 10. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, if a person moves into is physically present within another precinct in Indiana with the intention of making that precinct the person's residence, the person loses residency in the precinct that the person left.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-13; (13)SB0519.1.13. -->     SECTION 13. IC 3-5-5-13 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 13. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, if a person:
        (1) is living at a place other than the residence of the person's immediate family; and
        (2) has the intention of remaining at that place and engages in conduct to carry out that intent;
the place where the person lives is the person's residence.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-14; (13)SB0519.1.14. -->     SECTION 14. IC 3-5-5-14 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 14. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, a married person who does not live in a household with the person's spouse may establish a separate residence from the residence of the person's spouse by intending to do so and engaging in conduct to carry out that intent.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-5-15; (13)SB0519.1.15. -->     SECTION 15. IC 3-5-5-15 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 15. Subject to section 6 of this chapter, the residence of a person who:
        (1) is unmarried; and
        (2) does not have an immediate family;
is where the person usually sleeps if that is the intent of the person, and the person engages in conduct to carry out that intent.
SOURCE: IC 3-6-3.7-4; (13)SB0519.1.16. -->     SECTION 16. IC 3-6-3.7-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) The voter education outreach fund is established for the purpose of receiving, holding, and disbursing funds for education and outreach to citizens concerning voter rights and responsibilities, including voter identification requirements.
    (b) The fund shall be administered by the secretary of state.
    (c) The expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public money may be invested.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    (f) Money in the fund is appropriated continuously for the purposes described in subsection (a).

SOURCE: IC 3-6-5-14; (13)SB0519.1.17. -->     SECTION 17. IC 3-6-5-14, AS AMENDED BY P.L.221-2005, SECTION 9, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 14. (a) Each county election board, in addition to duties otherwise prescribed by law, shall do the following:
        (1) Adopt and amend a written plan to implement NVRA within the county.
        (2) (1) Conduct all elections and administer the election laws within the county, except as provided in IC 3-8-5 and IC 3-10-7 for town conventions and municipal elections in certain small towns.
        (3) (2) Prepare all ballots.
        (4) (3) Distribute all ballots and pasters to all of the precincts in the county.
    (b) This subsection does not apply to pasters to be attached to ballots during the final three (3) days before an election. Not later than the Monday before distributing ballots pasters, and voting systems to the precincts in the county, the county election board shall notify the county chairman of each major political party and, upon request, the chairman of any other bona fide political party in the county, that sample ballots and pasters are available for inspection.
SOURCE: IC 3-6-6-5.5; (13)SB0519.1.18. -->     SECTION 18. IC 3-6-6-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5.5. (a) This section applies in a county using vote centers under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (b) The county vote center plan:
        (1) may use other titles to designate precinct election officers; and
        (2) must specify which precinct election officer is to perform a duty required under this title to be performed by a precinct election officer.
    (c) A precinct election officer in a vote center county shall comply with section 7 of this chapter.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-11-1; (13)SB0519.1.19. -->     SECTION 19. IC 3-7-11-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. The co-directors of the commission election division are jointly designated under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-8 as the chief state election official responsible for the coordination of state responsibilities under NVRA.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-12-26; (13)SB0519.1.20. -->     SECTION 20. IC 3-7-12-26 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 26. Each county fiscal body shall appropriate an adequate amount of funds for the circuit

court clerk or board of county voter registration office to conduct:
        (1) the voter list maintenance activity under this article; and
        (2) the mailing of notices required under the voter list maintenance program.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-12-27; (13)SB0519.1.21. -->     SECTION 21. IC 3-7-12-27 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 27. (a) The circuit court clerk (or in a county with a board of registration, the members of the board of registration) members shall, following the cancellation of voter registrations as provided by the voter list maintenance program under this article, not later than noon seventy-seven (77) days before each general, primary, or municipal election, file an affidavit under affirmation with the election division.
    (b) The affidavit must be on a form prescribed by the commission and must state that the clerk or board county voter registration office has:
        (1) conducted the voter list maintenance program under this article; and
        (2) canceled the registrations required under the voter list maintenance program.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-2.5; (13)SB0519.1.22. -->     SECTION 22. IC 3-7-16-2.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2.5. The secretary of family and social services appointed under IC 12-8-1.5 shall designate the agencies required to provide voter registration services under this chapter after determining the extent to which:
        (1) an agency's programs are funded by the state; and
        (2) the agency is primarily engaged in serving persons with disabilities.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-3; (13)SB0519.1.23. -->     SECTION 23. IC 3-7-16-3 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 3. The commission shall determine if an agency is required to provide voter registration services under NVRA and this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-4; (13)SB0519.1.24. -->     SECTION 24. IC 3-7-16-4 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 4. Before making a determination under section 3 of this chapter, the commission shall do the following:
        (1) Notify the governing body of the agency that the agency may be required to provide voter registration services under this chapter and NVRA.
        (2) Conduct a public hearing on the matter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-5; (13)SB0519.1.25. -->     SECTION 25. IC 3-7-16-5 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 5. The commission shall accept evidence at the public hearing concerning the extent to which:
        (1) the agency's programs are funded by the state; and
        (2) the agency is primarily engaged in serving persons with disabilities.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-6; (13)SB0519.1.26. -->     SECTION 26. IC 3-7-16-6 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 6. The commission may only accept evidence at the hearing concerning the agency's cost in complying with NVRA or this chapter to determine when an order issued under section 7 of this chapter should take effect.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-7; (13)SB0519.1.27. -->     SECTION 27. IC 3-7-16-7 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 7. If the commission determines that the agency is required to provide voter registration services under NVRA and this chapter, the NVRA official shall issue an order specifying the date that the agency must begin providing voter registration services and prescribing any other procedures reasonably necessary for the agency to comply with NVRA.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-16-8; (13)SB0519.1.28. -->     SECTION 28. IC 3-7-16-8 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 8. An order issued under section 7 of this chapter expires when the earlier of the following occurs:
        (1) Ten (10) years after the date that an agency is required to begin providing voter registration services.
        (2) When revoked by the NVRA official after a public hearing as provided in this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-2; (13)SB0519.1.29. -->     SECTION 29. IC 3-7-21-2 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 2. Each county election board shall file the county's NVRA implementation plan adopted under IC 3-6-5-14 with the election division.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-3; (13)SB0519.1.30. -->     SECTION 30. IC 3-7-21-3 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 3. A county NVRA implementation plan may recommend that additional federal, state, and local governmental offices (or nongovernmental offices) within the county be designated as voter registration agencies.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-4; (13)SB0519.1.31. -->     SECTION 31. IC 3-7-21-4 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 4. The commission shall review each county NVRA implementation plan and determine the following:
        (1) Whether the voter registration agencies located within the county will adequately implement the legislative findings and purposes set forth in NVRA and this article.
        (2) Whether designating an office recommended as a voter registration agency under section 3 of this chapter will implement the legislative findings and purposes.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-5; (13)SB0519.1.32. -->     SECTION 32. IC 3-7-21-5 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 5. (a) If the commission determines that the voter registration agencies located within the county will not adequately

implement NVRA or this article, the commission shall recommend an amendment to the county NVRA implementation plan to ensure that NVRA and this article are adequately implemented.
    (b) Unless the county election board files a written protest with the NVRA official not later than noon thirty (30) days after the commission recommends the plan amendment, the plan is amended as provided in the recommendation. A written protest under this subsection is referred to the commission for final determination.
    (c) If recommended in the county NVRA implementation plan:
        (1) as filed under section 2 of this chapter; or
        (2) as amended under subsection (b);
the county election board shall enter into an agreement to designate an office described in the plan as a voter registration agency. An agreement under this subsection is subject to review and approval by the commission.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-5.5; (13)SB0519.1.33. -->     SECTION 33. IC 3-7-21-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5.5. The designation of an office as a voter registration agency under a county NVRA implementation plan before July 1, 2013, remains in effect until otherwise ordered by the county election board.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-21-6; (13)SB0519.1.34. -->     SECTION 34. IC 3-7-21-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. (a) For the purposes of this chapter, the officer, board, entity, or agency that has the authority to enter into an agreement with the county election board is the "governing body" under IC 3-17-18. IC 3-7-18.
     (b) A county election board, by unanimous vote of its entire membership, may enter into an agreement to designate an office located within the county as a voter registration agency.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-26.3-29; (13)SB0519.1.35. -->     SECTION 35. IC 3-7-26.3-29 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 29. (a) The computerized list must include voter registration management features that do the following:
        (1) Automatically assign voter identification numbers in accordance with this title.
        (2) Calculate the number of registered voters by precinct or any election district.
        (3) Permit expedited web based inquiries concerning polling place locations.
        (4) Track and report all voter list maintenance transactions performed within the system.
        (5) Permit tracking regarding the political party ballot requested

by voters voting in a primary.
        (6) Generate a variety of reports on paper compact disc, or floppy disc format, such as walking lists, call lists, lists of voters by precinct, lists of voters by name, date of birth, or date of registration, and lists of voters by other household data.
        (7) Identify voters who are currently less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (8) Permit electronic processing of voter registration information received as files from other state and federal agencies.
        (9) Provide flexible query functions for management and statistical reports, including the ability of the secretary of state or a co-director of the election division to view individual voter registration records.
        (10) Contain full audit controls and management reports to track and manage the work of county voter registration office employees, including the ability of the secretary of state or the co-directors of the election division to determine whether a county voter registration office is performing voter list maintenance functions in the manner required by IC 3-7.
     (b) The reports and lists generated under subsection (a)(6) and (a)(7) may not contain any information described by IC 3-7-26.4-8(c), except when provided to a person who:
        (1) is entitled to a complete compilation of the voter registration information; and
        (2) has paid the annual fee required under IC 3-7-26.4 for the current calendar year.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-26.4-12; (13)SB0519.1.36. -->     SECTION 36. IC 3-7-26.4-12, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 15, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 12. (a) This section does not apply to the chief justice of the supreme court or to a person described by section 8 of this chapter.
    (b) Notwithstanding IC 5-14-3-8, the election division shall charge each person described by section 6 of this chapter an annual subscription fee of five thousand dollars ($5,000) to receive the following:
        (1) A complete compilation of the voter registration information contained in the computerized list.
        (2) Updates of the voter registration information made during the year covered by the fee.
     (c) A subscription to the statewide voter registration system information expires on the first January 1 following the payment of the subscription fee.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-27-6; (13)SB0519.1.37. -->     SECTION 37. IC 3-7-27-6, AS AMENDED BY P.L.225-2011, SECTION 14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. (a) As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-6(i), a county voter registration office shall retain records concerning the implementation of programs and activities conducted for the purpose of ensuring the accuracy and currency of the voter registration list. These records include the following:
        (1) Lists of names and addresses of voters who were sent notices under the voter list maintenance program.
        (2) Information concerning whether a voter has responded to a notice described by subdivision (1) as of the date the inspection of the record is made.
    (b) The county voter registration office shall retain the records described by this section for at least two (2) years. Except for records concerning declinations to register to vote or that indicate the identity of a voter registration agency where a person registered, the county voter registration office shall make the records available for public inspection and photocopying at a reasonable cost as provided in IC 5-14-3.
    (c) In accordance with IC 5-14-3-3(h) and notwithstanding any other statute, a county voter registration office shall, with regard to voter registration information concerning voters of the county on a computerized system, act in accordance with a nondiscriminatory uniform policy adopted by the county election board. The policy must either permit a person to duplicate or obtain a duplicate copy of a computer tape, computer disc microfilm, or other similar record system that contains this voter registration information or not permit the person to duplicate or obtain a duplicate copy of the information. Notwithstanding IC 5-14-3-8, the county election board may adopt a nondiscriminatory uniform fee for the production of this electronic record.
    (d) A person who requests computerized voter registration information under subsection (c) must provide a written statement that the person will not:
        (1) use the information to solicit merchandise, goods, services, or subscriptions; or
        (2) sell, loan, give away, or otherwise deliver the information obtained by the request to any other person;
for a purpose other than political activities or political fundraising activities.
    (e) Publication of information obtained under subsection (d) in a news broadcast or newspaper is not prohibited.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-27-8; (13)SB0519.1.38. -->     SECTION 38. IC 3-7-27-8 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 8. In a county that has a board of registration, the board shall have prepared a memorandum for each voter's original affidavit of registration or transfer of an original registration executed by the board.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-27-9; (13)SB0519.1.39. -->     SECTION 39. IC 3-7-27-9 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 9. The memorandum must indicate the name, assigned identification number, street and number, ward, and precinct of each resident voter of the county who has executed an original affidavit of registration. For a resident voter of the county who executes a transfer of an original registration or a change of name, the memorandum must indicate the name, the assigned identification number, and the former and present addresses by street and number, ward, and precinct.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-27-10; (13)SB0519.1.40. -->     SECTION 40. IC 3-7-27-10 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 10. The board of registration shall retain the original copies of all memoranda or microfilmed copies of the memoranda as part of the board's records until disposal of the record is permitted under this article after cancellation of the registration.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-28-1; (13)SB0519.1.41. -->     SECTION 41. IC 3-7-28-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. The circuit court clerk or board of county voter registration office shall provide a copy of voter registration memoranda as described in IC 3-7-27-8 information to certain county chairmen and candidates as provided in this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-28-2; (13)SB0519.1.42. -->     SECTION 42. IC 3-7-28-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. (a) This section does not apply to confidential information included on a voter registration application.
    (b) Copies of A report containing information regarding all registration applications executed under this article during that part of a registration period ending sixty-five (65) days before a primary, general, or municipal election shall be forwarded not later than sixty (60) days before the election to the following upon request:
        (1) Each of the county chairmen of the major political parties of the county.
        (2) The chairman of the following:
            (A) A bona fide political party that has at least one (1) candidate on the ballot of the election.
            (B) An independent candidate's committee if the candidate is on the ballot at the election.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-28-3; (13)SB0519.1.43. -->     SECTION 43. IC 3-7-28-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. Copies of (a) This

section does not apply to confidential information included on a voter registration application.
    (b) A report containing information regarding
all memoranda registration applications executed under this article during that part of a registration period beginning sixty-five (65) days before a primary, general, or municipal election and ending twenty-nine (29) days before the election shall be forwarded daily and within forty-eight (48) hours of the date on which the memoranda were report was originally made to the following upon request:
        (1) Each of the county chairmen of the major political parties of the county.
        (2) The chairman of the following:
            (A) A bona fide political party that has at least one (1) candidate on the ballot of the election.
            (B) An independent candidate's committee if the candidate is on the ballot at the election.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-1; (13)SB0519.1.44. -->     SECTION 44. IC 3-7-29-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.81-2005, SECTION 14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. (a) This section does not apply to a county:
        (1) that has adopted an order under section 6 of this chapter; or
        (2) in which vote centers are used under IC 3-11-18.1.

    (a) (b) Not later than ten (10) days before the election at which the registration record is to be used, the county voter registration office shall prepare certified copies of the list of registered voters for each precinct in the county.
    (b) (c) The lists must contain only the following information concerning each registered voter:
        (1) The full name of the voter.
        (2) The address of the voter.
        (3) The assigned county voter identification number.
        (4) Whether the voter is required to provide additional identification before voting either in person or by absentee ballot.
         (5) The voter's date of birth.
    (c) (d) The names shall be arranged in the same order as they are in the registration record of the precinct.
     (e) The list must also contain a statement at the top of each page indicating that an individual who knowingly makes a false statement by signing the voter's list or indicating whether the voter's address has changed is punishable under IC 3-14-2-11 as a Class D felony.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-1.5; (13)SB0519.1.45. -->     SECTION 45. IC 3-7-29-1.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE

AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1.5. (a) This section applies to a county:
        (1) that has adopted an order under section 6 of this chapter; or
        (2) in which vote centers are used under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (b) Not later than ten (10) days before an election, the county voter registration office shall mail a notice of the election to each active voter (as defined in IC 3-11-18.1-2) eligible to vote in the next election. The notice under this subsection must provide the following:
        (1) Information regarding the locations of vote centers in the county.
        (2) A space for the voter to sign the notice.
        (3) Instructions for the voter to return the signed notice to a vote center location to cast a ballot.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-2; (13)SB0519.1.46. -->     SECTION 46. IC 3-7-29-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. (a) This section does not apply to a county:
        (1) that has adopted an order under section 6 of this chapter; or
        (2) in which vote centers are used under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (b)
After the county election board receives a request from the county chairman of a major political party, not more than two (2) copies of the list required by this chapter shall be prepared and furnished to the inspector of the precinct for use at the polls on election day. The inspector may provide a list furnished under this section to any other precinct officer.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-3; (13)SB0519.1.47. -->     SECTION 47. IC 3-7-29-3, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 21, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. When the inspector of a precinct procures the ballots and other election supplies for an election, the inspector shall also procure from the county voter registration office the certified copies of the registration record of the precinct with the information required under section 1 of this chapter (or an electronic poll list in a county in which vote centers are used under IC 3-11-18.1 or an order is adopted under section 6 of this chapter) and other necessary registration supplies.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-4; (13)SB0519.1.48. -->     SECTION 48. IC 3-7-29-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 22, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) This section does not apply to a county:
        (1) that:
            (A) has adopted an order under section 6 of this chapter;

and
            (B) provides an electronic poll list that contains scanned images of the signatures of voters; or
        (2) in which:
            (A) vote centers are used under IC 3-11-18.1; and
            (B) an electronic poll list containing available scanned images of the signatures of voters is provided at the vote centers.
    (b)
The county voter registration office may also provide the inspector of each precinct in the county with a certified photocopy scanned copy of the signature on the affidavit of registration of each voter of the precinct for the comparison of signatures under IC 3-10-1-24.6 or IC 3-11-8-25.1.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-29-6; (13)SB0519.1.49. -->     SECTION 49. IC 3-7-29-6 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. If a county election board adopts an order to provide an electronic poll list to the inspector for use at a polling place or at a satellite office established under IC 3-11-10-26.3, electronic poll lists may be used at an election (rather than certified poll lists prepared under this chapter).
SOURCE: IC 3-7-31-2; (13)SB0519.1.50. -->     SECTION 50. IC 3-7-31-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. Except as provided under section 3 of this chapter, a circuit court clerk or board of the county voter registration office shall use the forms prescribed by the commission under section 1 of this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-31-3; (13)SB0519.1.51. -->     SECTION 51. IC 3-7-31-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. A circuit court clerk or board of county voter registration office may make minor modifications to registration forms to use the form in the county registration records after filing a copy of the modified form with the election division.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-31-5; (13)SB0519.1.52. -->     SECTION 52. IC 3-7-31-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) The registration forms prescribed under section 1 of this chapter must:
        (1) provide for the residence address and the mailing address of the individual completing the forms;
        (2) contain a statement that a notice of disposition of the person's registration application will be mailed to the mailing address of the individual; and
        (3) require the applicant to provide the applicant's voter identification number;
         (4) after December 31, 2013, require an individual subject to

IC 3-7-32-8 who receives a completed application from the applicant to state on the application the name and residence address of the individual and the date on which the individual received the application from the applicant, with this statement being sworn or affirmed under the penalties for perjury; and
        (5) after December 31, 2013, contain a receipt to be given by an individual subject to IC 3-7-32-8 to the applicant when the individual receives the completed application.
The receipt provided under subdivision (5) must state the name and residence address of the individual and the date on which the individual took custody of the application.
    (b) Not later than August 1, 2013, the commission shall act under IC 3-5-4-8 to approve a voter registration form that complies with this section and IC 3-7-32.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-32-7; (13)SB0519.1.53. -->     SECTION 53. IC 3-7-32-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 7. (a) If the voter is unable to write, execute an original registration application in a manner authorized under section 1 of this chapter, the voter may procure another individual to assist with the execution of the application.
    (b) If the voter is unable to sign the application, the person assisting the voter may
write the voter's name and in the space provided for the voter's signature. Unless the voter is physically unable to do so, the voter shall also make the voter's mark in the space provided for the voter's signature.
    (c)
The person writing in the name of the voter assisting the voter with the execution of the application shall also write the person's own name and residence address on the affidavit in the space indicated for that purpose.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-32-8; (13)SB0519.1.54. -->     SECTION 54. IC 3-7-32-8 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply to a voter registration application received by any of the following:
        (1) An employee of a license branch acting in accordance with IC 3-7-14.
        (2) An employee of a public assistance agency acting in accordance with IC 3-7-15.
        (3) An employee of an agency serving persons with disabilities acting in accordance with IC 3-7-16.
        (4) An employee of an office designated under IC 3-7-18 acting in accordance with that chapter.
        (5) An employee of an office designated under IC 3-7-19 acting in accordance with that chapter.
        (6) An employee of the office of the department of employment and training services acting in accordance with IC 3-7-20.5.
        (7) An employee of the United States Postal Service or a bonded courier company, acting in the individual's capacity as an employee of the United States Postal Service or a bonded courier company.
        (8) A member of the applicant's household.
        (9) An applicant's attorney in fact under IC 30-5-5-14.
        (10) The election division acting in accordance with IC 3-7-33-3.7.
    (b) After December 31, 2013, a person who receives a completed application form shall file the application with the appropriate county voter registration office or the election division not later than:
        (1) noon ten (10) days after the person receives the application; or
        (2) the deadline set by state law for filing the application with the county voter registration office;
whichever occurs first.
    (c) If a person receives a completed voter registration application that the person has reason to believe is materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent, the person shall deliver the application to the appropriate county election board not later than the deadline set forth in subsection (b), with a statement sworn or affirmed to under the penalties for perjury, setting forth the reasons why the person believes the application may be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent. The county election board shall act under IC 3-6-5-31 to determine if a violation of election law has occurred.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-33-3.7; (13)SB0519.1.55. -->     SECTION 55. IC 3-7-33-3.7, AS ADDED BY P.L.225-2011, SECTION 18, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3.7. (a) This section applies to a voter registration application submitted to the election division in person or by mail.
    (b) An eligible applicant:
        (1) who submits a completed application; or
        (2) on whose behalf a completed application is submitted;
in person to the election division not later than 5 p.m. on the twenty-ninth day before an election shall be registered to vote in the election.
    (c) An eligible applicant:
        (1) who submits a completed application; or
        (2) on whose behalf a completed application is submitted;
by mail to the election division shall be registered to vote in the election, if the application is postmarked not later than the twenty-ninth day before the election. If a postmark on an application submitted by mail is missing or illegible, an eligible applicant shall be registered to vote in the election, if the application is received by the election division not later than the Monday following the close of the registration period.
    (d) The election division shall promptly forward an application received under this section to the county voter registration office of the county where the applicant resides. However, the election division shall not transmit to a county voter registration office an application that cannot be processed during the period when registration is closed under IC 3-7-13-10 until at least seven (7) days after the date of the close of registration. The election division shall clearly identify the applications described by this subsection in the transmittal to the county voter registration office as "late registrations".
SOURCE: IC 3-7-33-5.5; (13)SB0519.1.56. -->     SECTION 56. IC 3-7-33-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5.5. (a) This section applies to a voter registration application that is received by a county voter registration office after the date specified for filing the application under IC 3-7-32-8.
    (b) In determining the eligibility of the applicant, the county voter registration office may not reject the application solely on the ground that an individual who received the application from the applicant failed to comply with IC 3-7-32-8. However, the county voter registration office shall, not later than three (3) days after receipt of the application, provide notice of the apparent violation of IC 3-7-32-8 to the county election board for appropriate action under IC 3-6-5-31.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-34-1.5; (13)SB0519.1.57. -->     SECTION 57. IC 3-7-34-1.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1.5. As used in this chapter, a registration form is "incomplete" if the applicant does not provide any of the following:
        (1) The name of the applicant.
        (2) The residence address of the applicant (other than the ZIP code).
        (3) The mailing address of the applicant (other than the ZIP code), unless the applicant provides a residence address at

which United States Postal Service mail delivery for the applicant can be received.
        (4) The date of birth of the applicant.
        (5) The voter identification number of the applicant or a statement that the applicant has no voter identification number.
        (6) The applicant's response to the question, "Are you a citizen of the United States of America?".
        (7) The applicant's response to the question, "Will you be at least eighteen (18) years of age on or before election day?".
        (8) A map or diagram of the voter's residence (if the applicant has no residence address with a street number or name included on this application).
        (9) The signature of the applicant to the statement swearing or affirming that:
            (A) the applicant meets the requirements for approval of the application;
            (B) the information and all other statements on the application are true; and
            (C) the applicant understands if the applicant signs the statement knowing that the statement is not true, the applicant is committing perjury, and understands the penalties for committing perjury.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-34-2; (13)SB0519.1.58. -->     SECTION 58. IC 3-7-34-2, AS AMENDED BY P.L.81-2005, SECTION 21, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. (a) This section applies when a county voter registration office receives a registration form that is not fully and properly completed so that the county voter registration office can:
         (1) administer voter registration and other parts of the election process (as provided by 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-7); or
        (2)
determine if the applicant is eligible to register under this article, or including when the applicant fails to answer either of the questions set forth in IC 3-7-22-5(3) or IC 3-7-22-5(4).
    (b) As required by 42 U.S.C. 15483, the county voter registration office shall promptly make:
        (1) one (1) effort to contact the voter by mail if possible; and
        (2) one (1) effort to contact the voter by telephone if a telephone number is listed.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-1; (13)SB0519.1.59. -->     SECTION 59. IC 3-7-38.2-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-6(a)(4), the NVRA official and each county voter registration office shall conduct a general program that makes a

reasonable effort to remove the names of ineligible voters from the official lists of eligible voters due to a change of residence of the voter.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-2; (13)SB0519.1.60. -->     SECTION 60. IC 3-7-38.2-2, AS AMENDED BY P.L.1-2007, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. (a) A voter list maintenance program conducted under this chapter must:
        (1) be uniform, nondiscriminatory, and in compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973);
        (2) not result in the removal of the name of a person from the official list of voters solely due to the person's failure to vote; and
        (3) be completed not later than ninety (90) days before a primary, general, or municipal election.
    (b) A county voter registration office may conduct a voter list maintenance program that complies with subsection (a). In conducting a voter list maintenance program, the county voter registration office shall mail a notice described in subsection (d) to each registered voter at the residence address:
        (1) listed in the voter's registration record; and
        (2) determined by the county voter registration office not to be the voter's current residence address.
    (c) A county voter registration office may use information only from the following sources to make the determination under subsection (b)(2):
        (1) The United States Postal Service National Change of Address Service.
        (2) A court regarding jury duty notices.
        (3) The return of a mailing sent by the county voter registration office to all voters in the county.
        (4) The bureau of motor vehicles concerning the surrender of a voter's Indiana license for the operation of a motor vehicle to another jurisdiction.
    (d) The notice described in subsection (b) must:
        (1) be sent by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, by a method that requires the notice to be forwarded to the voter; and
        (2) include a postage prepaid return card that:
            (A) is addressed to the county voter registration office;
            (B) states a date (which must be at least thirty (30) days after the date the notice is mailed) by which the card must be returned or the voter's registration will become inactive until the information is provided to the county voter registration office; and
            (C) permits the voter to provide the voter's current residence

address.
    (e) If a voter returns the card described in subsection (d)(2) and provides a current residence address that establishes that the voter resides:
        (1) in the county, the county voter registration office shall update the voter's registration record; or
        (2) outside the county, the county voter registration office shall cancel the voter's registration.
     (f) If a voter returns the card described in subsection (d)(2) after the final day for completing voter list maintenance activities under section 3 of this chapter, the county voter registration office shall, when registration reopens after the next primary, general, or municipal election following the date specified in the notice, process any update or cancellation of the voter registration record indicated on the card by the voter under subsection (e). If a card is returned as undeliverable due to an unknown or insufficient address by the United States Postal Service after the date specified in subsection (d)(2)(B), the county voter registration office shall, when registration reopens after the next primary, general, or municipal election, designate the voter as inactive.
    (f) (g) If a voter does not return the card described in subsection (d)(2) by the date specified in subsection (d)(2)(B), the county voter registration office shall indicate in the voter's registration record that the voter's registration is inactive.
    (g) (h) A voter's registration that becomes inactive under subsection (f) or (g) remains in inactive status from the date described in subsection (d)(2)(B) until the earlier of the following:
        (1) The date the county voter registration office updates or cancels the voter's registration under subsection (e) after the voter provides a current residence address.
        (2) The day after the second general election in which the voter has not voted or appeared to vote.
    (h) (i) After the date described in subsection (g)(2), (h)(2), the county voter registration office shall remove the voter's registration from the voter registration records.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-5; (13)SB0519.1.61. -->     SECTION 61. IC 3-7-38.2-5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 36, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) To assist in performing voter list maintenance under this chapter, the NVRA official may shall submit the names of all registered voters in Indiana to the United States Postal Service National Change of Address Service. The submission under this chapter shall be compiled from the county voter registration

information submitted to the election division under IC 3-7-26.3.
     (b) This subsection does not require the NVRA official to request voter registration data from a state listed in this subsection if the NVRA official will be receiving voter registration data from that state under the memorandum of understanding described in subsection (d). To assist in performing voter list maintenance under this chapter, not later than December 31 of each calendar year the NVRA official shall request that the chief state election official who is responsible for the coordination of state responsibilities under NVRA in each of the following states provide a list of the registered voters in that state:
        (1) Florida.
        (2) Illinois.
        (3) Kentucky.
        (4) Michigan.
        (5) Ohio.
    (c) The NVRA official shall request a list of registered voters from any other state in which the NVRA official determines there is a reasonable possibility that a significant number of individuals who have registered to vote in Indiana may also be registered to vote in that state.
    (d) Not later than August 1, 2013, the NVRA official shall execute a memorandum of understanding with the Kansas Secretary of State. Notwithstanding any limitation under IC 3-7-26.4 regarding the availability of certain information from the computerized list, on January 15 of each year, the NVRA official shall provide data from the statewide voter registration list without cost to the Kansas Secretary of State to permit the comparison of voter registration data in the statewide voter registration list with registration data from all other states participating in this memorandum of understanding and to identify any cases in which a voter cast a ballot in more than one (1) state during the same election. Not later than thirty (30) days following the receipt of information under this subsection indicating that a voter of Indiana may also be registered to vote in another state, the NVRA official shall provide the appropriate county voter registration office with the name and any other information obtained under this subsection concerning that voter. The county voter registration office shall determine whether the individual:
        (1) identified in the report provided by the NVRA official under this subsection is the same individual who is a registered voter of the county;


        (2) registered to vote in another state on a date following the date that voter registered in Indiana; and
        (3) authorized the cancellation of any previous registration by the voter when the voter registered in another state.
    (e) If the county voter registration office determines that the voter is described by subsection (d)(1) through (d)(3), the county voter registration office shall cancel the voter registration of that voter. If the county voter registration office determines that the voter is described by subsection (d)(1) and (d)(2), but has not authorized the cancellation of any previous registration, the county voter registration office shall send an address confirmation notice to the Indiana address of the voter.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-6; (13)SB0519.1.62. -->     SECTION 62. IC 3-7-38.2-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. If When the names of voters are submitted under section 5 of this chapter, the NVRA official shall request that the United States Postal Service indicate the voters who no longer reside at the submitted address. However, the NVRA official shall also request that a voter who:
        (1) has a temporary forwarding order in effect;
        (2) is an absent uniformed services voter; or
        (3) is an overseas voter;
not be included in the list of voters who no longer reside at the submitted address.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-7.5; (13)SB0519.1.63. -->     SECTION 63. IC 3-7-38.2-7.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 7.5. The NVRA official shall do both of the following:
        (1) Compare the lists of voters described in section 5(c) of this chapter with the list of registered voters in Indiana to identify any individuals who may be registered to vote in more than one (1) state.
        (2) Provide each county voter registration office with a list of potential duplicate registrations not later than thirty (30) days after receipt of a list of voters of a state.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-8; (13)SB0519.1.64. -->     SECTION 64. IC 3-7-38.2-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. At least once each month, the NVRA official shall notify each county voter registration office whose residences may have changed according to information supplied under this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-38.2-16; (13)SB0519.1.65. -->     SECTION 65. IC 3-7-38.2-16 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 16. (a) During each even-numbered year, the NVRA official may also shall conduct an

annual residency confirmation and outreach procedure under this chapter. The NVRA official (or a contractor acting on behalf of the NVRA official) may send a mailing by U.S. mail, postage prepaid, to each voter in Indiana. who has not received a mailing under any other provision of this chapter.
     (b) The NVRA official shall, not later than January 31 of each year, submit the name of each registered voter in Indiana to the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Verification Division, for comparison with data maintained in that agency's SAVE Program. If the NVRA official fails to perform the official's duty under this subsection, the secretary of state shall do so. The state shall provide each county voter registration office with information concerning any registered voter who appears to not be a citizen of the United States according to the SAVE Program for further investigation by the county election board or county prosecuting attorney to determine if a violation of this title may have occurred.
    (c) The NVRA official shall, not later than January 31 of each year, request information from the:
        (1) United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; and
        (2) United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana;
concerning the return of U.S. mail sent by the court for jury selection purposes. The state shall provide each county voter registration office with information concerning any registered voter who appears to no longer reside at the address set forth in the voter's registration record due to a mailing returned to the courts as undeliverable due to an unknown or insufficient address. The county voter registration office shall send an address confirmation notice to the voter described by this subsection.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-43-6; (13)SB0519.1.66. -->     SECTION 66. IC 3-7-43-6, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 42, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. (a) This section applies to a voter who requests a cancellation of voter registration under IC 3-7-39-6.
    (b) The county voter registration office of the county in which a voter registers shall send the authorization of cancellation to the county voter registration office using the computerized list, on an expedited basis, as required by IC 3-7-26.3. A county voter registration office is not required to forward a paper copy of the request for cancellation of registration to another county voter registration office if the authorization of cancellation has been transmitted to

the other county voter registration office using the computerized list. The county voter registration office shall retain the paper copy of the request for cancellation for the two (2) year period required under 42 U.S.C. 1974.

SOURCE: IC 3-7-45-4; (13)SB0519.1.67. -->     SECTION 67. IC 3-7-45-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 47, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a county voter registration office shall cancel the registration of a deceased person after receiving a copy of the deceased person's death certificate on an expedited basis, as required under 42 U.S.C. 15483. The county voter registration office shall enter the date and other information regarding the cancellation into the computerized list under IC 3-7-26.3.
     (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a county voter registration office shall cancel the registration of a deceased person after receiving a copy of an obituary, notice of estate administration, or other notice of death of that person published in a newspaper in which a legal notice may be published under IC 5-3-1.
    (b) (c) A county voter registration office may require additional written information before canceling the registration of a person under subsection (a) if the information contained in the death certificate or notice of death is insufficient to identify the person whose registration is to be canceled. If:
        (1) additional written information is not given to the county voter registration office; or
        (2) the additional written information is insufficient to identify the person whose registration is to be canceled;
the county voter registration office is not required to cancel the person's registration.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-45-5; (13)SB0519.1.68. -->     SECTION 68. IC 3-7-45-5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 48, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) The state department of health shall negotiate with appropriate agencies in each state other than Indiana to acquire information regarding the deaths of Indiana residents occurring in each of the other states from those states or from the State and Territorial Exchange of Vital Events (STEVE) System and Electronic Verification of Vital Events (EVVE) System, administered by the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems. The state department of health may offer to share with each other state information regarding the deaths of the other state's residents in Indiana.
    (b) If an agreement is made with the agency of another state under this section, the agreement must provide for acquisition of information about the deaths of Indiana residents in the other state so that At least once each month, the state department of health can shall forward that information as provided in section 2.1 of this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-7-45-6.1; (13)SB0519.1.69. -->     SECTION 69. IC 3-7-45-6.1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 49, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6.1. (a) At least once each month, the election division shall obtain information regarding Indiana residents identified as deceased by the federal Social Security Administration as required by 42 U.S.C. 15483 and in conformity with IC 3-7-26.3.
    (b) Not later than thirty (30) days after receiving a report obtained under subsection (a), the election division shall provide each county voter registration office with a report identifying the deceased individuals who are shown as residing in the county.
    (c) Except as provided in section 7 of this chapter, the county voter registration office shall cancel the registration of each deceased person listed in the report provided under subsection (b).
SOURCE: IC 3-7-45-8; (13)SB0519.1.70. -->     SECTION 70. IC 3-7-45-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. At least once each month, the NVRA official shall notify each county voter registration office of the names of deceased persons obtained under this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 3-10-1-7.1; (13)SB0519.1.71. -->     SECTION 71. IC 3-10-1-7.1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 66, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 7.1. (a) This subsection does not apply to a county in which electronic poll lists are used under IC 3-7-29-6 or IC 3-11-18.1. Each county election board shall furnish the inspector of each precinct for use on primary election day a certified copy under IC 3-7-29 of the list of all voters registered to vote in the precinct.
    (b) This subsection does not apply to a county in which electronic poll lists with the ability to display signatures of voters are used under IC 3-7-29-6 or IC 3-11-18.1. The county voter registration office may also provide the inspector of each precinct in the county a certified photocopy of the signature on the affidavit or form of registration of each voter of the precinct for the comparison of signatures under section 24.6 of this chapter.
    (c) If the name of a person offering to vote at the primary is in the registration record or listed in the certified copy prepared for the precinct or the electronic poll list, it is sufficient evidence of the person's right to vote unless the person is challenged.
SOURCE: IC 3-10-1-8; (13)SB0519.1.72. -->     SECTION 72. IC 3-10-1-8, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 68, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE

JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. A person who will be a voter at the general election for which the primary is being held and whose name does not appear on the registration record of the precinct, or on the certified copy of the registration record prepared under IC 3-7-29, or the electronic poll list may:
        (1) vote if the county voter registration office provides a signed certificate of error; or
        (2) cast a provisional ballot under IC 3-11.7, as provided by 42 U.S.C. 15482.

SOURCE: IC 3-10-1-24; (13)SB0519.1.73. -->     SECTION 73. IC 3-10-1-24, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 72, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 24. (a) A voter who desires to vote must give the voter's name and political party to the poll clerks of the precinct on primary election day. The poll clerks shall require the voter to write the following on the poll list:
        (1) The voter's name.
        (2) Except as provided in subsection (d), the voter's current residence address.
        (3) The name of the voter's party.
    (b) The poll clerks shall:
        (1) ask the voter to provide or update the voter's voter identification number;
        (2) tell the voter the number the voter may use as a voter identification number; and
        (3) explain to the voter that the voter is not required to provide a voter identification number at the polls.
    (c) If the voter is unable to sign the voter's name, the voter must sign the poll list by mark, which must be witnessed by one (1) of the poll clerks or assistant poll clerks acting under IC 3-6-6, who shall place the poll clerk's or assistant poll clerk's initials after or under the mark.
    (d) Each line on a poll list sheet provided to take a voter's current residence address must include a box under the heading "Address Unchanged" so that a voter whose residence address shown on the poll list is the voter's current residence address may check the box instead of writing the voter's current residence address on the poll list.
     (e) For purposes of this section and section 7.2 of this chapter, in a county using vote centers under IC 3-11-18.1, a voter is considered to have written on the poll list or signed the poll list when the voter executes the notice mailed to the voter under IC 3-7-29-1.5(b).
    (f) If a voter fails to bring the notice mailed to the voter under IC 3-7-29-1.5(b), the precinct election board shall provide a

replacement notice to the voter at the vote center. The voter is considered to have written on the poll list or signed the poll list when the voter executes the replacement notice.
    (g) If the voter makes a written affirmation on the poll list that the voter resides at an address that is within the same precinct but is not the same address shown on the poll list for that precinct, or makes an oral affirmation of that change of address under IC 3-7-39-7, the county election board shall direct the county voter registration office to transfer the individual's voter registration record to the address within the precinct indicated by the voter.

SOURCE: IC 3-10-1-24.6; (13)SB0519.1.74. -->     SECTION 74. IC 3-10-1-24.6, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 73, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 24.6. (a) In case of doubt concerning a voter's identity, the precinct election board shall compare the voter's signature with the signature on the affidavit of registration record or any certified copy of the signature provided under section 7.1 of this chapter. If the board determines that the voter's signature is authentic, the voter may then vote.
    (b) If either poll clerk doubts the voter's identity following the comparison of the signatures, the poll clerk shall challenge the voter in the manner prescribed by IC 3-11-8. If the poll clerk does not execute a challenger's affidavit under IC 3-11-8-21 or if the voter executes a challenged voter's affidavit under IC 3-11-8-22.1, the voter may then vote.
SOURCE: IC 3-11-3-16; (13)SB0519.1.75. -->     SECTION 75. IC 3-11-3-16, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 90, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 16. Each county election board shall prepare and have delivered to the inspectors of the precincts, at the time they receive the ballots for their precincts, a suitable number of voter registration lists certified under IC 3-7-29 (or an electronic poll list in a county described by IC 3-7-29-6 or IC 3-11-18.1) and any other forms, papers, certificates, and oaths that are required to be furnished to precinct election boards. The forms and papers must be prepared in compliance with IC 3-5-4-8. The county voter registration office shall cooperate with the county election board in the preparation of the lists certified under IC 3-7-29 (or in the use of the electronic poll lists).
SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-3; (13)SB0519.1.76. -->     SECTION 76. IC 3-11-8-3, AS AMENDED BY P.L.230-2005, SECTION 52, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. (a) This section does not apply to a county using vote centers under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (a) (b) Before each election each county executive shall secure for each precinct of the county an accessible facility in which to hold the

election.
    (b) (c) If an accessible facility is not available within the precinct, then the polls may be located in another precinct in the county if the polls are:
        (1) either:
            (A) not more than five (5) miles from the closest boundary of the precinct for which it is the polls; or
            (B) located in the same township as the precinct that does not have an accessible facility available; and
        (2) located in an accessible facility.
    (c) (d) If the county election board, by a unanimous vote of its entire membership, determines that an accessible facility is not available under subsection (b), (c), the board may locate the polls in the most convenient available accessible facility in the county.
    (d) (e) If the county election board, by unanimous vote of its entire membership, determines that:
        (1) an accessible facility is not available under subsection (b) (c) or (c); (d); and
        (2) the most convenient accessible facility is located in an adjoining county;
the board may locate the polls in the facility described in subdivision (2) with the unanimous consent of the entire membership of the county election board of the county in which the facility is located.

SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-4.1; (13)SB0519.1.77. -->     SECTION 77. IC 3-11-8-4.1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4.1. (a) This section does not apply to a county using vote centers under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (b)
The polls for each precinct may be located in only one (1) place.
SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-10.3; (13)SB0519.1.78. -->     SECTION 78. IC 3-11-8-10.3, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2011, SECTION 2, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 10.3. (a) As used in this section, "electronic poll list" refers to a poll list that is maintained in a computer data base.
    (b) An electronic poll list must satisfy all of the following:
        (1) An electronic poll list must be programmed so that the coordinated action of two (2) election officers who are not members of the same political party is necessary to access the electronic poll list.
        (2) An electronic poll list may not be connected to a voting system.
        (3) An electronic poll list may not permit access to voter information other than information provided on the certified list of voters prepared under IC 3-7-29-1.
         (4) The information contained on an electronic poll list must

be encrypted and placed on a dedicated, private server to secure connectivity between a precinct polling place or satellite absentee office and the county election board.
        (5) The electronic poll list must permit a poll clerk to enter information regarding an individual who has appeared to vote to verify whether the individual is eligible to vote, and if so, whether the voter has already cast a ballot at the election.
        (6) After the voter has been provided with a ballot, the electronic poll list must permit a poll clerk to enter information indicating that the voter has voted at the election.
        (7) The electronic poll list must transmit the information in subdivision (6) to the county election board so that the board may transmit the information immediately to every other polling place or satellite absentee office in the county in which an electronic poll list is being used.
        (8) The electronic poll list must permit reports to be generated by a county election board for a watcher appointed under IC 3-6-8 at any time during election day and must permit reports to be electronically transmitted by the county election board to a political party or independent candidate who has appointed a watcher under IC 3-6-8.
        (9) After election day, the electronic poll list must permit voter history to be quickly and accurately uploaded into the computerized list.

SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-17; (13)SB0519.1.79. -->     SECTION 79. IC 3-11-8-17 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 17. (a) This section does not apply to a county using vote centers under IC 3-11-18.1.
    (b)
In a precinct, for which assistant poll clerks are provided, as many as six (6) voters may be admitted to the polls at one (1) time for the purpose of voting If there are no assistant poll clerks, no more than three (3) voters may be admitted to the polls at any one time. as there are stations for voting in the polls.
SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-26.1; (13)SB0519.1.80. -->     SECTION 80. IC 3-11-8-26.1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.164-2006, SECTION 103, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 26.1. (a) If a voter:
        (1) cannot sign; or
        (2) is a voter with a disability that makes it difficult for the voter to sign;
the voter's name and address, the poll clerks shall, by proper interrogation, satisfy themselves that the voter is the person the voter represents the voter to be.
    (b) If satisfied as to the voter's identity under subsection (a), one (1)

of the poll clerks shall then place the following on the poll list or enter the information into the electronic poll list:
        (1) The voter's name.
        (2) Except as provided in subsection (e), the voter's current residence address.
    (c) The poll clerks shall:
        (1) ask the voter to provide or update the voter's voter identification number;
        (2) tell the voter the number the voter may use as a voter identification number; and
        (3) explain to the voter that the voter is not required to provide or update a voter identification number at the polls.
    (d) The poll clerk shall then add the clerk's initials in parentheses, after or under the signature. The voter then may vote.
    (e) The electronic poll list (or each line on a poll list sheet provided to take a voter's current residence address) must include a box under the heading "Address Unchanged" so that the poll clerk may check the box to indicate that the residence address shown on the poll list is the voter's current residence address instead of writing the voter's current residence address on the poll list or reentering the address in the electronic poll list.

SOURCE: IC 3-11-18.1-4; (13)SB0519.1.81. -->     SECTION 81. IC 3-11-18.1-4, AS ADDED BY P.L.225-2011, SECTION 69, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. The plan required by section 3 of this chapter must include at least the following:
        (1) The total number of vote centers to be established.
        (2) The location of each vote center.
        (3) The effective date of the order.
        (4) The following information according to the computerized list (as defined in IC 3-7-26.3-2) as of the date of the order:
            (A) The total number of voters within the county.
            (B) The number of active voters within the county.
            (C) The number of inactive voters within the county.
        (5) For each vote center designated under subdivision (2), a list of the precincts whose polls will be located at the vote center consistent with section 13 of this chapter.
        (6) For each vote center designated under subdivision (2), the number of precinct election boards that will be appointed to administer an election at the vote center.
        (7) For each precinct election board designated under subdivision (6), the number and name of each precinct the precinct election board will administer consistent with section 13 of this chapter.
        (8) For each vote center designated under subdivision (2), the number and title of the precinct election officers who will be appointed to serve at the vote center.
        (9) For each vote center designated under subdivision (2):
            (A) the number and type of ballot variations that will be provided at the vote center; and
            (B) whether these ballots will be:
                (i) delivered to the vote center before the opening of the polls; or
                (ii) printed on demand for a voter's use.
        (10) A detailed description of any hardware, firmware, or software used:
            (A) to create an electronic poll list for each precinct whose polls are to be located at a vote center; or
            (B) to establish a secure electronic connection between the county election board and the precinct election officials administering a vote center.
        (11) A description of the equipment and procedures to be used to ensure that information concerning a voter entered into any electronic poll list used by precinct election officers at a vote center is immediately accessible to:
            (A) the county election board; and
            (B) the electronic poll lists used by precinct election officers at all other vote centers in the county.
        (12) For each precinct designated under subdivision (5), the number of electronic poll lists to be provided for the precinct.
        (13) The security and contingency plans to be implemented by the county to do all of the following:
            (A) Prevent a disruption of the vote center process.
            (B) Ensure that the election is properly conducted if a disruption occurs.
            (C) Prevent access to an electronic poll list without the coordinated action of two (2) precinct election officers who are not members of the same political party.
        (14) A certification that the vote center complies with the accessibility requirements applicable to polling places under IC 3-11-8.
        (15) A sketch depicting the planned layout of the vote center, indicating the location of:
            (A) equipment; and
            (B) precinct election officers;
        within the vote center.
        (16) The total number and locations of satellite offices to be established under IC 3-11-10-26.3 at vote center locations designated under subdivision (2) to allow voters to cast absentee ballots in accordance with IC 3-11. However, a plan must provide for at least one (1) vote center to be established as a satellite office under IC 3-11-10-26.3 on the two (2) Saturdays immediately preceding an election day.
        (17) The method and timing of providing voter data to persons who are entitled to receive the data under this title. Data shall be provided to all persons entitled to the data without unreasonable delay.
         (18) That the county election board shall adopt a resolution under IC 3-11.5-5-1 or IC 3-11.5-6-1 to make the central counting of absentee ballots applicable to the county (if the board has not already done so).
SOURCE: IC 3-11-18.1-8; (13)SB0519.1.82. -->     SECTION 82. IC 3-11-18.1-8, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2011, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 8. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the designation of a county as a vote center county takes effect immediately upon the filing of the order with the election division, unless otherwise specified by the county election board.
    (b) An order filed with the election division during the final sixty (60) days before an election becomes effective on the day following the election.
    (b) (c) The designation of a county as a vote center county remains in effect until the county election board, by unanimous vote of its entire membership:
        (1) rescinds the order designating the county as a vote center county; and
        (2) files a copy of the document rescinding the order with the election division.
SOURCE: IC 5-26.5-2-5; (13)SB0519.1.83. -->     SECTION 83. IC 5-26.5-2-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) The definitions set forth in IC 3-5-2 apply to this section.
    (b)
A program participant who is otherwise qualified to vote may apply to vote as provided in IC 3-7. The residence address of a program participant shall be recorded in the computerized system as set forth in the voter registration application. However, the voter registration application of the program participant is confidential, and the name and residence address of the program participant shall not be printed on any poll list or made available through any electronic poll list provided to precinct election

officers.
    (c) The program participant may vote in person at the office of the county election board or may vote absentee by mail. The program participant's mailing address shall be recorded in the computerized system as the address of the office of the attorney general. Except as provided in this section,
IC 3-11-4-6 applies to a program participant who wishes to vote by absentee ballot.

SOURCE: IC 12-14-1.5-4; (13)SB0519.1.84. -->     SECTION 84. IC 12-14-1.5-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-5(d)(1), the county director or designated office employee shall transmit a copy of a completed voter registration application:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.
    (b) The county director or designated employee shall transmit a copy of the voter registration application (or a separate declination form) on which the individual declined to register to vote by specifically declining to register or by failing to complete the voter registration portion of the application.
    (c) The declination must be transmitted:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.
SOURCE: IC 12-14-1.5-6; (13)SB0519.1.85. -->     SECTION 85. IC 12-14-1.5-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. A county director or designated employee may use any of the following methods to transmit voter registration applications or declinations under section 4 or 5 of this chapter:
        (1) Hand delivery to the circuit court clerk or board of registration.
        (2) Certified Delivery by the United States Postal Service, using first class mail. return receipt requested.
SOURCE: IC 12-14-25-3; (13)SB0519.1.86. -->     SECTION 86. IC 12-14-25-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. (a) As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-5(d)(1), the designated office employee shall transmit a copy of a completed voter registration application:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county

in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.
    (b) The designated employee shall transmit a copy of the voter registration application (or a separate declination form) on which the individual declined to register to vote by specifically declining to register or by failing to complete the voter registration portion of the application.
    (c) The declination must be transmitted:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.

SOURCE: IC 12-15-1.5-4; (13)SB0519.1.87. -->     SECTION 87. IC 12-15-1.5-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) This section does not apply to a voter registration application or declination to register accepted at a county office during the final five (5) days before the end of a registration period under IC 3-7-13.
    (b) As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-5(d)(1), the county director or designated office employee shall transmit a copy of a completed voter registration application:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than ten (10) days after the application is accepted at the office.
    (c) The county director or designated employee shall transmit a copy of the voter registration application (or a separate declination form) on which the individual declined to register to vote by specifically declining to register or by failing to complete the voter registration portion of the application.
    (d) The declination must be transmitted:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than ten (10) days after the application is accepted at the office.
SOURCE: IC 12-15-1.5-6; (13)SB0519.1.88. -->     SECTION 88. IC 12-15-1.5-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 6. A county director or designated employee may use any of the following methods to transmit

voter registration applications or declinations under section 4 or 5 of this chapter:
        (1) Hand delivery to the circuit court clerk or board of registration.
        (2) Certified Delivery by the United States Postal Service, using first class mail. return receipt requested.
        (3) Electronic transfer, after approval by the co-directors of the election division.

SOURCE: IC 16-35-1.6-5; (13)SB0519.1.89. -->     SECTION 89. IC 16-35-1.6-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) As required under 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-5(d)(1), the designated office employee shall transmit a copy of a completed voter registration application:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.
    (b) The employee shall transmit a copy of the voter registration application (or a separate declination form) on which the individual declined to register to vote by specifically declining to register or by failing to complete the voter registration portion of the application.
    (c) The declination must be transmitted:
        (1) to the circuit court clerk or board of registration of the county in which the individual's residential address (as indicated on the application) is located; and
        (2) not later than five (5) days after the application is accepted at the office.
SOURCE: IC 16-35-1.6-7; (13)SB0519.1.90. -->     SECTION 90. IC 16-35-1.6-7 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 7. A designated employee may use any of the following methods to transmit voter registration applications or declinations under section 5 or 6 of this chapter:
        (1) Hand delivery to the circuit court clerk or board of registration.
        (2) Certified mail, return receipt requested.
SOURCE: IC 16-35-1.6-8; (13)SB0519.1.91. -->     SECTION 91. IC 16-35-1.6-8 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]. Sec. 8. If a designated employee transmits registration applications or declinations by hand delivery under section 7(1) of this chapter, the circuit court clerk or board of registration shall provide the designated employee with a receipt for the forms. The receipt must state the date and time of delivery, and the printed name and signature of the person who received the forms.
SOURCE: IC 16-35-1.6-9; (13)SB0519.1.92. -->     SECTION 92. IC 16-35-1.6-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS

FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 9. (a) The co-directors of the election division shall provide the commissioner with a list of the current addresses address and telephone numbers number of the offices of the circuit court clerk or board of county voter registration office in each county. The commissioner shall promptly forward the list and each revision of the list to each WIC office.
    (b) The co-directors shall provide the commissioner with pre-addressed packets for WIC offices to transmit applications under section 7(1) or 7(2) of this chapter.

SOURCE: ; (13)SB0519.1.93. -->     SECTION 93. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013] (a) There is appropriated to the voter education outreach fund one million dollars ($1,000,000) from the state general fund for voter education and outreach beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014.
    (b) There is appropriated to the voter education outreach fund one million dollars ($1,000,000) from the state general fund for voter education and outreach beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015.
    (c) The secretary of state shall enter into contracts to provide information to citizens regarding voter rights and responsibilities, including voter identification requirements.
    (d) This SECTION expires July 1, 2015.

SOURCE: ; (13)SB0519.1.94. -->     SECTION 94. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013] (a) As used in this SECTION, "account" refers to the voting system technical oversight program account established by IC 3-11-17-6.
    (b) There is appropriated to the account five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) from the state general fund to permit the secretary of state to contract with the entity administering the voting system technical oversight program to perform the duties set forth in IC 3-11-16-4 beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015.

     (c) This SECTION expires July 1, 2015.
SOURCE: ; (13)SB0519.1.95. -->     SECTION 95. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) Not later than May 31, 2013, the election division shall enter into a contract with an entity to provide management services for the statewide voter registration system, with the consent of the secretary of state. If the election division does not enter into a contract before June 1, 2013, the secretary of state may enter into the contract without the approval of the election division.
    (b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2015.
SOURCE: ; (13)SB0519.1.96. -->     SECTION 96. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013] (a) Not later than October 1, 2013, the election division shall enter into a contract with an entity to conduct the address confirmation mailing to each

voter registration record address within Indiana. If the election division does not enter into a contract before October 2, 2013, the secretary of state may enter into the contract without the approval of the election division.
    (b) This SECTION expires January 1, 2015.

SOURCE: ; (13)SB0519.1.97. -->     SECTION 97. An emergency is declared for this act.