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12-3-1      General qualifications of voters--Registration required.
12-3-1.1      Residents of federal areas.
12-3-2      Repealed.
12-3-3, 12-3-4.      Repealed.
12-3-5      Time allowed employees from work to vote--Penalty and pay deduction prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.
12-3-6      Counties covered by Voting Rights Act Amendments--Designation by federal agencies--Notice from secretary of state.
12-3-7      Proceedings to exempt county from Voting Rights Amendments.
12-3-8      Implementation of Voting Rights Amendments in affected counties.
12-3-9      Sioux dialects defined as historically unwritten.
12-3-10      Linguistic assistance to Indians provided by counties.
12-3-11      Precinct interpreters provided--Payment.
12-3-12      Certification that precinct interpreter not needed--Proof.
12-3-13      Rules promulgated by state board.

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