87R30475 TSS-D
  By: Perry S.R. No. 540
         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Texas, 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, That Senate Rule 12.03 be
  suspended in part as provided by Senate Rule 12.08 to enable the
  conference committee appointed to resolve the differences on Senate
  Bill 155 (the use of certain information regarding voter
  qualification) to consider and take action on the following matter:
         Senate Rule 12.03(4) is suspended to permit the committee to
  add text on a matter not included in either the house or senate
  version of the bill in proposed SECTION 1 of the bill, by amending
  Section 16.0332(a), Election Code, and adding Subsections (a-1),
  (d), and (e) to read as follows:
         (a)  After the registrar receives notification [a list]
  under Subsection (a-1) of this section, 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 indicate a lack of citizenship status
  in connection with a motor vehicle or Department of Public Safety
  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.
         (a-1)  The secretary of state shall enter into an agreement
  with the Department of Public Safety under which information in the
  existing statewide computerized voter registration list is
  compared against information in the database of the Department of
  Public Safety on a monthly basis to verify the accuracy of
  citizenship status information previously provided on voter
  registration applications. 
         (d)  The secretary of state shall prescribe rules for the
  administration of this section.
         (e)  Not later than December 31 of each year, the secretary
  of state shall provide a report to the legislature of the number of
  voter registrations canceled under this section during the calendar
         Explanation: This change is necessary to allow for the
  verification of the citizenship status of certain registered