Minnesota Session Laws
language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 1--S.F.No. 3
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 school district elections held after
December 31, 2007
,; and in township elections held after December 31, 2009,
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.
Copyright © 2007 by the Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. All rights reserved.