CHAPTER 71

(SB 118)

Photo identification required to vote, provisions revised.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  revise certain provisions regarding the type of personal identification required when voting.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That § 12-18-6.1 be amended to read as follows:

     12-18-6.1.   When a the voter is requesting a ballot, the voter shall present a valid form of personal identification. The personal identification that may be presented shall be either:

             (1)      A South Dakota driver's license or nondriver identification card;

             (2)      A passport or an identification card, including a picture, issued by an agency of the United States government;

             (3)      A tribal identification card, including a picture; or

             (4)      An A current student identification card, including a picture, issued by a high school or an accredited institution of higher education, including a university, college, or technical school, located within the State of South Dakota.

     Signed February 22, 2006
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