State of South Dakota
The Committee on Local Government at the request of the Secretary of State
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to
permit voter registration on the internet.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
An applicant for registration shall answer questions and sign the oath as required on
the form prescribed by the State Board of Elections. An applicant for registration at a
license station shall also
sign a signature card
provide the driver's signature in a manner
prescribed by the Department of Commerce and Regulation. This signature shall be digitized and
used to prepare the registration card as provided in
An applicant for registration who
holds a current valid South Dakota driver license or nondriver identification card issued by the
Department of Commerce and Regulation may register to vote on the internet using the digitized
signature retained by the Department of Commerce and Regulation. If an applicant registers to
vote using the internet, the applicant shall reside at the address on the applicant's driver license
or nondriver identification card at the time of registration.
If an applicant is unable to write his
or her name, the applicant shall make a mark, the applicant's name being written near such mark,
and written by a person who writes his or her own name as a witness.
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