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    The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

    Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 4257--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §3-2-6a, relating to permitting voter registration in person up to, but not including, the day of the election for any member of a uniformed service of the United States, as defined in 42 U. S. C. §1973ff-6, any member of the Merchant Marine of the United States, any person who resides outside the United States by virtue of his or her employment in support of active duty armed services of the United States; any spouse or dependent residing with a person who meets the aforesaid criteria; providing for applicability of section; providing that any person who registers pursuant to this section shall vote a provisional ballot; and requiring the Secretary of State to prescribe procedures to implement the section.