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TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 9
SECRETARY OF STATE
67-916.  Democracy fund. (1) There is hereby created in the state treasury in the office of the secretary of state the "Democracy Fund." The purpose of the democracy fund is to provide funding for carrying out the activities for which payments are made to the state under the federal help America vote act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252) including, but not limited to:
(a)  Establishing and maintaining accurate lists of eligible voters;
(b)  Encouraging eligible voters to vote;
(c)  Improving verification and identification of voters at the polling place;
(d)  Improving equipment and methods for casting and counting votes;
(e)  Recruiting and training election officials and poll workers;
(f)  Improving the quantity and quality of available polling places;
(g)  Educating voters about their rights and responsibilities;
(h)  Assuring access for voters with physical disabilities;
(i)  Carrying out other activities to improve the administration of elections in the state.
(2)  The democracy fund shall consist of all moneys appropriated by the legislature, federal moneys that may be available for the purpose of improving Idaho’s election system, county matching funds and funds from any other source.
(3)  All interest earned on the investment of idle moneys in the fund by the state treasurer shall be returned to the fund.
(4)  Moneys deposited in, or remitted to, the democracy fund are continuously appropriated to the secretary of state for the purpose of paying the expenses of carrying out the activities for which payments are made to this state under the federal help America vote act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252).

History:
[67-916, added 2002, ch. 237, sec. 1, p. 709; am. 2003, ch. 48, sec. 15, p. 188.]


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