|BILL AS INTRODUCED||2007-2008|
Introduced by Representative Zuckerman of Burlington
Subject: Corrections; department of corrections; voter registration
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to require the department of corrections annually to offer to register prisoners to vote and inform prisoners of their right to vote while in prison and after release.
AN ACT RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION FOR PRISONERS
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 28 V.S.A. § 102(c)(12) is added to read:
(c) The commissioner is charged with the following responsibilities:
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(21) Annually, to offer to register to vote persons committed to the custody of the commissioner and inform those persons of their right to vote while in prison and after their release.
The Vermont General Assembly
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