SEC. 23-15-701. Secretary of State granted emergency powers over conduct of elections during armed conflict.
[Effective from and after the date Laws, 2000, ch. 519, § 9, is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965].
The Secretary of State may exercise emergency powers concerning absentee voting and registration of military personnel over any election during an armed conflict or other military contingencies involving United States Armed Forces or mobilization of those forces, including state national guard or reserve components. The Secretary of State shall adopt rules describing the emergency powers and the situations in which the powers will be exercised.
SOURCES: Laws, 2000, ch. 519, § 9, eff the date said ch. 519 is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.