Amend CSSB 1 (house committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to ARTICLE 1 of the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the ARTICLE accordingly:
SECTION 1.____.  (a) The secretary of state shall conduct a study each biennium to evaluate the impact of all updated provisions of the Election Code following each regular legislative session, including an impact analysis of those provisions on different racial and ethnic groups.
(b)  Not later than January 31 of each odd-numbered year, the secretary of state shall prepare and submit to the legislature a written report on the results of the study. The report shall include an opinion on whether the results of the study show that any updated provision had a disparate impact on any racial and ethnic groups. The secretary shall make the study available on the secretary's Internet website.