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Expanding Technology

Mr. Rosenberg moved that the bill be amended in section 14, by adding the following words:-“; (ix) expanding the use of technology including, but not limited to: employing election day mobile alerts, computer automated auditing, electronic transferring of absentee ballots and online voting or so-called “e-voting"; (x) the feasibility and state and municipal cost of requiring any person who casts a ballot during the early voting period under section 25B of chapter 54 of the General Laws to present a valid photo identification; and (xi) requiring all voters to present identification at their polling location before voting; provided that valid identification may include: (A) a current and valid photo identification; or (B) a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter; and provided further, that any voter who is unable to provide valid identification may cast a provisional ballot.”