State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
|546T0403||SENATE ENGROSSED NO. SB 128 - 2/14/2012|
Introduced by: Senators Lederman, Brown, Maher, Rampelberg, and Schlekeway and Representatives Willadsen, Cronin, Hansen (Jon), Kirkeby, and Moser
that contains each person registered in each voting precinct within the county. This file shall be
known as the master registration file and shall be, at all times during office hours, open to public
inspection. However, public access to social security numbers and driver license numbers
contained in the master registration file shall be prohibited. Public access to each voter's day and
month of birth shall be restricted. Public access to the voter's year of birth is not restricted. The
master registration file shall contain all information from each voter's registration card
the description of the location of the voter's residence. The master registration file shall also
include the date of the last election the voter has voted in and when the voter's information was
last updated. The master registration file may also contain additional voter history information.
Section 3. That § 12-4-4.11 be amended to read as follows:
12-4-4.11. If an overseas citizen who has never resided in South Dakota is eligible to register to vote pursuant to § 12-4-4.4 as the adult child of an overseas citizen and has not reached the age of twenty-two, the voter registration of the adult child shall be accompanied by a photocopy of the adult child's United States passport identification page and an overseas registrant form indicating where the adult child's parent is registered to vote in South Dakota. The State Board of Elections shall
prescribe promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, concerning the overseas
Section 4. That § 12-20-37 be amended to read as follows:
12-20-37. The secretary of state shall
, at least thirty days before each primary and general
election, transmit to each county auditor envelopes for all returns of votes required to be made
to the secretary of state's office. Printed directions shall accompany the envelope provide for the
guidance and direction of the county auditor in making the returns according to law.
Section 5. That § 12-4-24.1 be repealed.
12-4-24.1. Upon request the county auditor shall provide at their actual cost no more than
five copies of precinct registration lists to the chairman or central committee of each organized political party, and a copy to each candidate requesting them, by the first Tuesday of the month preceding an election.