SDLRC - 2020 House Bill 1051 - SD Legislature revise certain provisions regarding public access to voter registration data.
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding public
access to voter registration data.
by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
That § 12-4-9 be AMENDED:
Master registration file--Contents--Public
The county auditor shall maintain and safeguard a file of voters in
computer format that contains the information of each person
registered in each voting precinct within the county. This file shall
be known as the master registration file and shall be, at all times
during office hours, open to public inspection. However, public
access to social security numbers
license numbers, and dates of birth contained in the master
registration file shall be is prohibited.
Public access to each voter's day and month of birth shall be
restricted. Public access to the voter's year of birth is not
restricted. The master registration file shall contain all
information from each voter's registration card. The master
registration file shall also include the date of the last election
the voter has voted in and when the voter's information was last
updated. The master registration file may also contain additional
voter history information. Any voter registration form for a purged
or unregistered voter shall be kept for twenty-two months. No purged
or unregistered voter may be included in the master registration
Catchlines are not law.
(§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores
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