|ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY||2007-2008|
NO. 113. AN ACT RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE VOTER’S OATH OR AFFIRMATION.
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 17 V.S.A. § 2124 is amended to read:
§ 2124. VOTER’S OATH OR AFFIRMATION; HOW ADMINISTERED
voter’s oath may be administered
within the state of Vermont by:
a person authorized by the law of this state to administer
, by and affirmations;
a member of a board of civil authority , or any presiding officer;
(3) a commissioned officer of the military service;
(4) any other person qualified to administer oaths and affirmations, within or outside the United States, by the laws of the place in which the oath or affirmation is administered;
(5) any other person over the age of 18; or
(6) an applicant for addition to the checklist who attests to having taken the oath or affirmation under the penalty of perjury.
military service or other early or absentee voter may also be administered the
voter’s oath, within or without the state of Vermont, by any commissioned
officer of the military service or by any other person qualified to administer
oaths, within or without the United States, by the laws of the place in which
the oath is administered. The person administering the oath shall subscribe
his or her name and rank or title. Neither a seal nor the place where the oath
is administered shall be required. (c) A
person who administers the voter’s oath or affirmation to another shall
forthwith sign the appropriate place on the application or sign some other
written notification giving the person’s name and the date the oath or
affirmation was administered. (d)(c) The
town clerk shall keep the completed applications for addition to the checklist.
If the written notification that a person has taken the oath or affirmation
is submitted separately from the application, it shall be filed along with the
application. The town clerk shall verify, upon request, that a voter has been
given the oath or affirmation.
Approved: Became law without the governor’s signature
The Vermont General Assembly
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