SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 48
94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Reported from the Special Committee on Immigration May 2, 2008 with recommendation that House Committee Substitute for House Joint Resolution No. 48 Do Pass. Referred to the Committee on Rules pursuant to Rule 25(21)(f).
Reported from the Committee on Rules May 5, 2008 with recommendation that House Committee Substitute for House Joint Resolution No. 48 Do Pass, with a 150 minute time limit for debate on Perfection.
Taken up for Perfection May 7, 2008. House Committee Substitute for House Joint Resolution No. 48 ordered Perfected and printed.
D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
Submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment to article VIII of the Constitution of Missouri, and adopting one new section relating to voter identification.
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring therein:
That at the next general election to be held in the state of Missouri, on Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, 2008, or at a special election to be called by the governor for that purpose, there is hereby submitted to the qualified voters of this state, for adoption or rejection, the following amendment to article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Missouri:
Section A. Article VIII, Constitution of Missouri, is amended by adding one new section, to be known as section 8, to read as follows:
Section 8. Any person who seeks to vote in a public election may be required by law to establish his or her qualifications as a United States citizen lawfully residing in this state by providing a form of identification to election officials. The form of identification required to vote may be prescribed by law, and persons may be required by law to provide a valid government-issued photo identification to vote. The state shall provide at least one form of the identification required to vote at no cost to any otherwise qualified citizen who does not already possess such identification and who desires the identification in order to vote.