DOM VIOLENCE-ADDRESS CONFID
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic
Violence Act. Provides that victims of domestic violence may
designate the Secretary of State as agent for purposes of service of
process and the receipt of mail. Provides for the certification of
participants under the Act. Provides that the State and local
agencies shall accept the address designated by the Secretary of State
as the participant's substitute address. Provides that the Secretary
of State shall provide assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Contains other provisions. Amends the Election Code. Provides that
participants under the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic
Violence Act may vote by absentee ballot.
FISCAL NOTE (Secretary of State)
HB 1329 would result in a fiscal impact of a minimum of
$225,000 to the Office of Secretary of State.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Attorney General (now the Secretary of State)
shall administer the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic
Violence Act. Provides that the Attorney General shall adopt rules to
ensure the integrity of the voting process and the confidentiality of
the program participants for those persons who register under the
Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic Violence Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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