Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 192
By the Committee on Ethics and Elections; and Senator Joyner
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to voter information cards; amending
3 s. 97.071, F.S.; requiring that voter information
4 cards contain the address of the polling place of the
5 registered voter; requiring a supervisor of elections
6 to issue a new voter information card to a voter upon
7 a change in a voter’s address of legal residence or a
8 change in a voter’s polling place address; providing
9 instructions for implementation by the supervisors of
10 elections; providing an effective date.
12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
14 Section 1. Section 97.071, Florida Statutes, is amended to
16 97.071 Voter information card.—
17 (1) A voter information card shall be furnished by the
18 supervisor to all registered voters residing in the supervisor’s
19 county. The card must contain:
20 (a) Voter’s registration number.
21 (b) Date of registration.
22 (c) Full name.
23 (d) Party affiliation.
24 (e) Date of birth.
25 (f) Address of legal residence.
26 (g) Precinct number.
27 (h) Polling place address.
(h) Name of supervisor and contact information of
30 (j) (i) Other information deemed necessary by the
32 (2) A voter may receive a replacement voter information
33 card by providing a signed, written request for a replacement
34 card to a voter registration official. Upon verification of
35 registration, the supervisor shall issue the voter a duplicate
36 card without charge.
37 (3) In the case of a change of name, address of legal
38 residence, polling place address, or party affiliation, the
39 supervisor shall issue the voter a new voter information card.
40 Section 2. The supervisor must meet the requirements of
41 this act for any elector who registers to vote or who is issued
42 a new voter information card pursuant to s. 97.071(2) or (3),
43 Florida Statutes, on or after September 1, 2010.
44 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.