HB 163: "An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services to provide voter registration information to a person seeking public assistance; and providing for an effective date."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 163 01 "An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services to provide voter 02 registration information to a person seeking public assistance; and providing for 03 an effective date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 47.05 is amended by adding a new section to read: 06 Sec. 47.05.090. VOTER REGISTRATION. A state resident, who will be 18 07 years of age or older within 90 days, who applies to the Department of Health and 08 Social Services for general relief, Medicaid, aid to families with dependent children, 09 adult public assistance, or food stamps shall at the time of application be advised by 10 the department that the resident may also register to vote. The department shall use 11 a form for voter registration prepared by the division of elections and shall forward 12 completed forms to the division of elections. The department shall prominently 13 display notice of the right to apply for voter registration at each place that the public 14 may apply for assistance under AS 47.07 or AS 47.25.
01 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).