H485: Provisional Ballot/Same-Day Registration. Latest Version

Session: 2023 - 2024

Passed 1st Reading

AN ACT to require that certain individuals seeking to register and vote on the same day must vote a provisional ballot.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Article 7A of Chapter 163 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

§ 163‑82.6B.  Provisional ballot required; same‑day registration.

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, an individual who is qualified to register to vote may register in person and then vote at a one‑stop voting site in the individual's county of residence during the period for one‑stop voting provided under G.S. 163‑227.2. However, the individual shall vote by provisional ballot only.

SECTION 2.  This act is effective when it becomes law and applies to individuals seeking same‑day registration on or after that date.