HB4408 H JUD AMT 2-15

    The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:

    H. B. 4408 – – “A Bill to repeal §3-2-24 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §3-2-5, §3-2-6, §3-2-7, §3-2-10, §3-2-11 and §3-2-18 of said code, all relating to enhancing the voter registration system allowing for greater utilization of the Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS); permitting the use of a designated address for voter registration purposes for participants in the Address Confidentiality Program; permitting the use of electronically-transmitted signatures; updating application deadlines; permitting the use of approved electronic voter registration systems; establishing two new criminal offenses related to mailed voter registration applications, including penalties upon conviction; authorizing the sharing of information between the Division of Motor Vehicles and the Office of the Secretary of State; requiring notice to an applicant and written consent; deleting obsolete language related to manual voter registration systems; clarify certain record-keeping requirements related to confirmation mailings required by the National Voter Registration Act of 1993; and restrict the public release of voter e-mail addresses.”