21.431.10 96th Legislative Session 495

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1126

Introduced by: Representative Dennert

An Act to revise certain provisions regarding absentee ballots.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 12-19-1 be AMENDED.

12-19-1. Absentee ballot--Persons entitled to vote.

A registered voter who is not otherwise disqualified by law from voting in the election may vote by absentee ballot. The secretary of state may not mail:

(1) An absentee ballot unless the voter has complied with §§ 12-19-2 or 12-19-2.1; or

(2) An application for an absentee ballot unless the voter has requested it.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.