Text: S.4540 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/08/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 4540


To provide that individuals may serve as poll workers for the November 3, 2020, general election if registered to vote in the State in a location other than the location at which the individual serves.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 8, 2020

Mr. Merkley (for himself, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Hirono, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Warner, and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration


A BILL

To provide that individuals may serve as poll workers for the November 3, 2020, general election if registered to vote in the State in a location other than the location at which the individual serves.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Poll Worker Recruitment Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Special rules for poll worker registration requirements for the 2020 general election.

A State or local jurisdiction may not prohibit an individual from serving as a poll worker in the general election for Federal office occurring on November 3, 2020, solely because such individual is registered to vote in the State in a county or jurisdiction other than the county or jurisdiction in which such individual serves as a poll worker in such election.


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