Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 2086
Senate . House
Comm: WD .
The Committee on Budget (Negron) recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
4 Delete lines 1712 - 1746
5 and insert:
6 Section 23. Section 101.043, Florida Statutes, is amended
7 to read:
8 101.043 Identification required at polls.—
9 (1)(a) The precinct register, as prescribed in s. 98.461,
10 shall be used at the polls for the purpose of identifying the
11 elector at the polls before
prior to allowing him or her to
12 vote. The clerk or inspector shall require each elector, upon
13 entering the polling place, to present one of the following
14 current and valid picture identifications:
15 1. (a) Florida driver’s license.
16 2. (b) Florida identification card issued by the Department
17 of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
18 3. (c) United States passport.
19 4. (d) Debit or credit card.
20 5. (e) Military identification.
21 6. (f) Student identification.
22 7. (g) Retirement center identification.
23 8. (h) Neighborhood association identification.
24 9. (i) Public assistance identification.
25 (b) If the picture identification does not contain the
26 signature of the elector voter, an additional identification
27 that provides the elector’s voter’s signature shall be required.
28 The address appearing on the identification presented by the
29 elector may not be used as the basis to confirm an elector’s
30 legal residence or otherwise challenge an elector’s legal
31 residence. The elector shall sign his or her name in the space
32 provided on the precinct register or on an electronic device
33 provided for recording the elector’s voter’s signature. The
34 clerk or inspector shall compare the signature with that on the
35 identification provided by the elector and enter his or her
36 initials in the space provided on the precinct register or on an
37 electronic device provided for that purpose and allow the
38 elector to vote if the clerk or inspector is satisfied as to the
39 identity of the elector.
40 (c) Once a person has presented his or her voter
41 identification card and picture identification to the clerk or
42 inspector, the person may not be asked to provide additional
43 information or recite his or her home address.
44 (2) If the elector fails to furnish the required
45 identification, the elector shall be allowed to vote a
46 provisional ballot. The canvassing board shall determine the
47 validity of the ballot pursuant to s. 101.048(2).
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50 And the title is amended as follows:
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52 and insert:
53 petition signature revocations; amending s. 101.043,
54 F.S.; replacing references to the word “voter” with
55 “elector”; providing that the address on an elector’s
56 identification may not be used to confirm or challenge
57 an elector’s legal residence; prohibiting a clerk or
58 inspector from requesting additional information from
59 a person once the person has presented his or her
60 voter identification card and picture identification;
61 amending s.