Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for HB 7013
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Floor: WD            .                                
             04/23/2013 05:45 PM       .                                

       Senator Smith moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (166182) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 5 - 100
    5  and insert:
    6         Section 1. Section 97.0555, Florida Statutes, is amended to
    7  read:
    8         97.0555 Late registration.—An individual or accompanying
    9  family member who has been discharged or separated from the
   10  uniformed services or the United States Merchant Marine, has
   11  returned from a combat zone or forward-deployed area, or has
   12  separated from employment outside the territorial limits of the
   13  United States, after the book-closing date for an election
   14  pursuant to s. 97.055 and who is otherwise qualified may
   15  register to vote in such election until 5 p.m. on the Friday
   16  before that election in the office of the supervisor of
   17  elections. Such persons must produce sufficient documentation
   18  showing evidence of qualifying for late registration pursuant to
   19  this section.
   20         Section 2. Subsection (3) of section 97.061, Florida
   21  Statutes, is amended to read:
   22         97.061 Special registration for electors requiring
   23  assistance.—
   24         (3) The precinct register generated by the supervisor shall
   25  contain a notation that such person is eligible for assistance
   26  in voting, and the supervisor may make a notation on the voter
   27  information card that such person is eligible for assistance in
   28  voting. Such person shall be entitled to receive the assistance
   29  of two election officials or some other person of his or her own
   30  choice, other than the person’s employer, an the agent of the
   31  person’s employer, or an officer or agent of the person’s union,
   32  without the necessity of executing the “Declaration to Secure
   33  Assistance” prescribed in s. 101.051, so long as the person is
   34  known to the elector before election day. Such person shall
   35  notify the supervisor of any change in his or her condition
   36  which makes it unnecessary for him or her to receive assistance
   37  in voting. An individual may not provide assistance to more than
   38  10 electors during any election.
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   42         And the title is amended as follows:
   43         Delete lines 1113 - 1133
   44  and insert:
   45         An act relating to elections; amending s. 97.0555,
   46         F.S.; revising qualifications for late voter
   47         registration; amending s. 97.061, F.S.; revising
   48         restrictions relating to electors requiring
   49         assistance; prohibiting an individual from providing
   50         assistance to more than 10 electors during any
   51         election; amending s. 100.061, F.S.;