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as introduced - 85th Legislature, 2007 1st Special Session (2007 - 2007) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 09/11/2007

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; requiring voting systems accessible to individuals with
disabilities in township elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section
206.57, subdivision 5.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 206.57, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Voting system for disabled voters.

In federal and state elections held after
December 31, 2005deleted text begin, anddeleted text endnew text begin;new text end in county, deleted text beginmunicipaldeleted text endnew text begin citynew text end, and school district elections held after
December 31, 2007deleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin; and in township elections held after December 31, 2009,new text end the voting
method used in each polling place must include a voting system that is accessible for
individuals with disabilities, including nonvisual accessibility for the blind and visually
impaired in a manner that provides the same opportunity for access and participation,
including privacy and independence, as for other voters.

Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.
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