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SB-789 Elections: voter eligibility.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 789


Introduced by Senator Rubio

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 2000 of the Elections Code, relating to elections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 789, as introduced, Rubio. Elections: voter eligibility.
Existing law provides that every person who qualifies under the California Constitution and complies with the voter registration requirements under the Elections Code is eligible to vote at any election held within the territory within which the person resides and the election is held.
This bill would make technical, 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 2000 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

2000.
 (a) Every A person who qualifies under Section 2 of Article II of the California Constitution and who complies with this code governing the registration of electors may vote at any an election held within the territory within which he or she the person resides and the election is held.
(b) Any A person who will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election is eligible to register and vote at that election.
(c) Pursuant to Section 2102, any a person who is at least 16 years of age and otherwise meets all eligibility requirements to vote is eligible to preregister to vote, but is not eligible to vote until he or she the person is 18 years of age.