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SB 5, 85th Regular Session
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty.

Last action: Effective on 1/1/18

Author: Joan Huffman
Joint Author: Paul Bettencourt | Brian Birdwell | Dawn Buckingham | Konni Burton | Donna Campbell | Brandon Creighton | Craig Estes | Bob Hall | Kelly Hancock | Don Huffines | Bryan Hughes | Lois Kolkhorst | Jane Nelson | Robert Nichols | Charles Perry | Charles Schwertner | Kel Seliger | Larry Taylor | Van Taylor
Sponsor: Phil King
Joint Sponsor: Jodie Laubenberg | Charlie Geren | Tan Parker | Scott Sanford
CoSponsor: Cindy Burkett | Dan Flynn | Dwayne Bohac | Rick Miller | Gary VanDeaver | Cole Hefner | Craig Goldman | Chris Paddie | Byron Cook | Mike Lang | Matt Rinaldi | Matt Shaheen | Cecil Bell | Bill Zedler | Jeff Leach | Dustin Burrows | Will Metcalf | Pat Fallon | Matt Krause | Ed Thompson | Dennis Paul | Greg Bonnen | John Zerwas | Kevin Roberts | Drew Darby | Ernest Bailes | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Lynn Stucky | Trent Ashby | Briscoe Cain | Todd Hunter | Phil Stephenson | J. M. Lozano | Geanie W. Morrison | Valoree Swanson | John Frullo

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 410, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 2481 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/26/2017) Phil King (Chair) | Pat Fallon | Craig Goldman | Jodie Laubenberg | Eddie Lucio III |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/25/2017) Joan Huffman (Chair) | Paul Bettencourt | Bryan Hughes | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Jane Nelson |

Gubernatorial documents:

Subjects:
Elections--Registration & Suffrage
IDENTIFICATION CARDS
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
SECRETARY OF STATE

House Committee: Elections (Jodie Laubenberg, Rodney Anderson, Pat Fallon, Celia Israel, Lyle Larson, Ron Reynolds, Valoree Swanson)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Craig Estes, Bryan Hughes, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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