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AB-1344 Voting rights: inmates and persons formerly incarcerated.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 27, 2017


SECTION 1.

 Section 2105.5 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

2105.5.
 (a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall do both of the following:
(1) Establish and maintain on the department’s Internet Web site a hyperlink to the Internet Web site at which information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history may be found.
(2) Post, in each parole office where parolees are seen, a notice that contains the Internet Web site address at which information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history may be found.
(b) Each county probation department shall do both of the following:
(1) Establish and maintain on the county probation department’s Internet Web site a hyperlink to the Internet Web site at which information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history may be found.
(2) Post, in each probation office where probationers are seen, a notice that contains the Internet Web site address at which information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history may be found.

SEC. 2.

 Section 2105.6 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

2105.6.
 (a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall provide each parolee under the jurisdiction of the department upon the completion of his or her parole, upon the parolee’s request, information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history.
(b) Each county probation department is encouraged to notify persons that a printed version of information regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history who are under the department’s supervision is available upon request.
(c) Each county probation department shall provide each person under the department’s supervision, upon the person’s request, information provided by the Secretary of State regarding voting rights for persons with a criminal history.
SEC. 3.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.