HCS SB 9(STA): "An Act relating to the matching of identifying information a voter provides to the division of elections with the records of the Department of Administration and the Department of Revenue; relating to the release of certain confidential voter registration records; and repealing a requirement that certain material provided by a political party be included in the general election pamphlet."
00 HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 9(STA) 01 "An Act relating to the matching of identifying information a voter provides to the 02 division of elections with the records of the Department of Administration and the 03 Department of Revenue; relating to the release of certain confidential voter registration 04 records; and repealing a requirement that certain material provided by a political party 05 be included in the general election pamphlet." 06 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 07 * Section 1. AS 15.07.055(e) is amended to read: 08 (e) The director shall enter into an agreement with the Department of 09 Administration and the Department of Revenue to match identifying information 10 provided by a voter [WHO INITIALLY REGISTERS BY MAIL OR BY 11 FACSIMILE OR OTHER ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION APPROVED BY THE 12 DIRECTOR UNDER AS 15.07.050] with existing identification records 13 (1) maintained by the administrative component of the Department of 14 Administration that administers motor vehicle and driver's license laws and by the
01 administrative component of the Department of Revenue that administers the 02 permanent fund dividend laws; and 03 (2) bearing the same identifying number, name, and date of birth 04 provided on the registration. 05 * Sec. 2. AS 15.07.195(c) is amended to read: 06 (c) Notwithstanding other provisions, and in compliance with federal law, 07 information made confidential by this section may be released by the division 08 (1) to a local, state, or federal government agency, including to the 09 child support services agency created in AS 25.27.010 or the child support 10 enforcement agency of another state; the agency receiving information under this 11 paragraph may use the information only for governmental purposes authorized under 12 law; 13 (2) in compliance with a court order; 14 (3) to a person holding a writ of execution against the person or 15 property of the voter; [OR] 16 (4) if the voter about whom information has been requested has 17 provided written consent to the release; or 18 (5) to another state or an organized group of states for the purpose 19 of ensuring the accuracy of the state's voter registration list prepared under 20 AS 15.07.125 and the eligibility of persons on the list to vote in state elections, if 21 the other state or organized group of states maintains the confidentiality of the 22 information using information security management policies and procedures that 23 comply with 24 (A) the information security standards of the International 25 Organization for Standardization; or 26 (B) a published information security standard used by the 27 state of Alaska and approved by the Department of Administration. 28 * Sec. 3. AS 28.15.151(f) is amended to read: 29 (f) Except as provided otherwise in this section and in AS 15.07.195, 30 information and records under this section are declared confidential and private. 31 * Sec. 4. AS 15.58.020(a)(8), 15.58.040, and 15.58.060(b) are repealed.