Chapter 203
2019 -- H 5758
Enacted 07/15/2019

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Introduced By: Representatives Slater, and Diaz
Date Introduced: February 27, 2019

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Section 17-19-30 of the General Laws in Chapter 17-19 entitled "Conduct
of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies" is hereby amended to read as follows:
     17-19-30. Voters who register by making a mark rather than signature.
     Any voter who has registered by making his or her mark rather than his or her signature,
or who shall be physically unable to sign his or her name at the time of offering himself or herself
to vote, shall identify himself or herself by correctly answering any questions put to him or her by
the supervisors that may test the voter's knowledge of the information recorded on the voter's
registration card. In that case, the bipartisan pair of supervisors shall complete a ballot application
for the voter and shall make and annex to this ballot application an affidavit that they identified
the voter in the manner authorized by this section. with proof of identity as required under ยง 17-
19-24.2. They shall permit the voter to affix the voter's mark to the application on the electronic
pollbook in their presence and shall record their approval on the application electronic pollbook
as in other cases.
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.