WISE Constitutional Rights Priority Legislation

Bills of Interest

1) Elective Franchise- Registration and Voting at Polling Place (Bill HB0345/SB0423 in 2017)


Authorizing the General Assembly to provide by suitable enactment a process to allow a qualified individual to register and vote at a polling place on election day or on a day designated for voting before election day; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.

2) Presidential Candidate Tax Transparency Act (SB0256)

Requiring specified candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of specified federal income tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those federal income tax returns with the State Board of Elections no later than 65 days before a presidential general election; requiring the State Board to make federal income tax returns filed by candidates for President or Vice President of the United States publicly available on the State Board’s Web site; etc.