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  By: Bucy, et al. (Senate Sponsor - Hughes) H.B. No. 357
         (In the Senate - Received from the House May 1, 2023;
  May 2, 2023, read first time and referred to Committee on State
  Affairs; May 16, 2023, reported adversely, with favorable
  Committee Substitute by the following vote:  Yeas 8, Nays 0;
  May 16, 2023, sent to printer.)
Click here to see the committee vote
 
  COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR H.B. No. 357 By:  Hughes
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to the requirements to access the online tracker of an
  application for a ballot to be voted by mail.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 86.015(b), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  The online tool developed or provided under Subsection
  (a) must require the voter to provide, before permitting the voter
  to access information described by that subsection:
               (1)  the voter's name and date of birth [registration
  address] and the last four digits of the voter's social security
  number; and
               (2)  the voter's:
                     (A)  driver's license number; or
                     (B)  personal identification card number issued
  by the Department of Public Safety.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
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