Voter-ID bill needs 2/3 tally, lawmaker says
Send back to Senate, he says
Posted: March 12, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.
A bill requiring Arkansans to provide photo identification to vote should be sent back to the Senate because it failed to get the two-thirds vote in the Senate required by the Arkansas Constitution, a Democratic state lawmaker said Monday. But the bill’s Republican sponsor said he disagreed because legislative attorneys told him that the bill required only a majority vote to clear the Senate.
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