Conduct of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies

SECTION 17-19-22.1

§ 17-19-22.1. Bilingual poll workers.

Any board which determines that it requires ballots printed in a language other than English, pursuant to the provisions of § 17-19-54(a), shall provide at each polling place at least one individual who is fluent in the language for each language for which those ballots were sought. Such person or persons shall be available to assist voters in casting their ballots, upon request by the individual or at the direction of the warden, during all hours of poll operations. In addition, such person or persons shall otherwise comply with the provisions of § 17-19-26.1.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 396, § 1.)