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  S.B. No. 160
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the identification of a person as an election poll
  watcher.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 33.051, Election Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (f) to read as follows:
         (f)  On accepting a watcher for service, the election officer
  shall provide the watcher with a form of identification, prescribed
  by the secretary of state, to be displayed by the watcher during the
  watcher's hours of service at the polling place.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 160 passed the Senate on
  March 19, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 160 passed the House on
  May 10, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 140, Nays 3, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor