Amend CSSB 7 (senate committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to ARTICLE 4 of the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of ARTICLE 4 accordingly:
SECTION 4.___. Section 276.013(a), Election Code, is amended to read as follows:
(a)  A person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally makes any effort to:
(1)  influence the independent exercise of the vote of another in the presence of the ballot or during the voting process;
(2)  cause a voter to become registered, a ballot to be obtained, or a vote to be cast under false pretenses; [or]
(3)  count votes or alter a report to include votes the person knows are invalid;
(4)  refuse to count valid votes or alter a report to exclude valid votes; or
(5) [(3)]  cause any intentionally misleading statement, representation, or information to be provided:
(A)  to an election official; or
(B)  on an application for ballot by mail, carrier envelope, or any other official election-related form or document.