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AB-1425 Residency: displacement by natural disaster.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 2021 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

 (a) A person who leaves his or her  the person’s  home to go into another state or precinct in this state for temporary purposes merely, with the intention of returning, does not lose his or her  the person’s  domicile.
(b) A person does not gain a domicile in any precinct into which he or she  the person  comes for temporary purposes merely, without the intention of making that precinct his or her  the person’s  home.
(c) A person who leaves the person’s home for temporary purposes because of a natural disaster, who has the intention of returning to that home or to another address within the same jurisdiction, does not lose the person’s domicile at that home. The person may provide a temporary address for mailing purposes without losing the domicile at that home.