CSHB 83(STA): "An Act relating to voting by electronic transmission in a state election; and providing for an effective date."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(STA) 01 "An Act relating to voting by electronic transmission in a state election; and providing 02 for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 15.20.066(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) The director shall adopt regulations applicable to the delivery of absentee 06 ballots by electronic transmission in a state election and to the use of electronic 07 transmission absentee voting in a state election by qualified voters. The regulations 08 [MUST] 09 (1) must require the voter to comply with the same time deadlines as 10 for voting in person on or before the closing hour of the polls; 11 (2) must ensure the accuracy and, to the greatest degree possible, the 12 integrity and secrecy of the ballot process; 13 (3) must allow an absentee ballot to be sent to the voter by 14 facsimile or other electronic transmission approved by the director;
01 (4) may not allow a voter to return an absentee ballot by facsimile. 02 * Sec. 2. AS 15.20.066(b) is repealed. 03 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect January 1, 2020.