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CHAPTER 1--S.F.No. 3
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.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

    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, 2005, and; in county, municipal city, and school district elections held after
December 31, 2007,; and in township elections held after December 31, 2009, 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. EFFECTIVE DATE.
Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.
Presented to the governor September 11, 2007
Signed by the governor September 12, 2007, 2:55 a.m.

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