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AB-1141 Voter education: citizenship.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1141


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Achadjian

February 18, 2011


An act to amend Section 2131 of the Elections Code, relating to voter education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1141, as introduced, Achadjian. Voter education: citizenship.
Existing state law authorizes the Secretary of State to provide grants to local elections officials, nonprofit corporations, and unincorporated associations to conduct voter outreach and voter education programs, or to increase accessibility for eligible voters with disabilities, using funding provided by the Help America Vote Act of 2002.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 2131 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

2131.
 The Secretary of State may provide grants to local elections officials, nonprofit corporations, and unincorporated associations for the following purposes:
(a) To conduct voter outreach and voter education programs, in accordance with the requirements of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252), using funds provided to the state by pursuant to Sections 101 and 251 of that act.
(b) To increase accessibility for eligible voters with disabilities, in accordance with the requirements of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252), using funds provided to the state by pursuant to Section 261 of that act.