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  87R6134 TSS-F
 
  By: Bettencourt, et al. S.B. No. 1114
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to verification of the citizenship status of certain
  registered voters.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 16.0332, Election Code, is amended by
  amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (d) to read as
  follows:
         (a)  After the registrar receives notification [a list]
  under Section 18.068 of this code or Section 62.113, Government
  Code, of persons excused or disqualified from jury service because
  of citizenship status or notification of persons who have indicated
  a lack of citizenship status in connection with a motor vehicle
  record, the registrar shall deliver to each registered voter whose
  name appears on the list a written notice requiring the voter to
  submit to the registrar proof of United States citizenship in the
  form of a certified copy of the voter's birth certificate, United
  States passport, or certificate of naturalization or any other form
  prescribed by the secretary of state.  The notice shall be
  delivered by forwardable mail to the mailing address on the voter's
  registration application and to any new address of the voter known
  to the registrar.
         (d)  The secretary of state shall prescribe rules for the
  administration of this section.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2021.