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SB-44 State Internet Web sites: online voter registration.(2013-2014)

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Senate Bill No. 44
CHAPTER 277

An act to add Section 2198 to the Elections Code, relating to voter registration.

[ Approved by Governor  September 09, 2013. Filed with Secretary of State  September 09, 2013. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 44, Yee. State Internet Web sites: online voter registration.
Existing law, operative when the Secretary of State certifies that the state has a statewide voter registration database that complies with the requirements of the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 or executes a declaration stating that certain specified conditions have occurred, provides for voter registration electronically on the Internet Web site of the Secretary of State.
This bill would require each Internet Web site maintained by the state to include a hyperlink on the site’s homepage to the online voter registration page of the Internet Web site of the Secretary of State.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 2198 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

2198.
 Each Internet Web site maintained by the state shall include a hyperlink on the site’s homepage to the online voter registration page of the Internet Web site of the Secretary of State.