HB2362 S JUD AMT #1 2-26

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The Committee on Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2362A Bill to amend and reenact 3-3-1 and 3-3-5c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to emergency absentee ballots; providing that persons who become confined to a particular location on or after the seventh day preceding an election, because of illness, injury, physical disability, immobility due to extreme advanced age, or other medical reason, may vote an emergency absentee ballot; providing that a county commission may adopt a policy extending emergency absentee voting procedures to qualified voters who are eligible to vote an emergency absentee ballot; and providing that a county clerk may require written confirmation by a licensed physician that a voter meets the criteria to vote an emergency absentee ballot based on confinement.