00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(STA)
01 "An Act relating to voting by electronic transmission in a state election; and providing
02 for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 15.20.066(a) is amended to read:
05 (a) The director shall adopt regulations applicable to the delivery of absentee
06 ballots by electronic transmission in a state election and to the use of electronic
07 transmission absentee voting in a state election by qualified voters. The regulations
09 (1) must require the voter to comply with the same time deadlines as
10 for voting in person on or before the closing hour of the polls;
11 (2) must ensure the accuracy and, to the greatest degree possible, the
12 integrity and secrecy of the ballot process;
13 (3) must allow an absentee ballot to be sent to the voter by
14 facsimile or other electronic transmission approved by the director;
01 (4) may not allow a voter to return an absentee ballot by facsimile.
02 * Sec. 2. AS 15.20.066(b) is repealed.
03 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect January 1, 2020.