(1) The Secretary of State shall by rule establish a schedule by which the Department
of Transportation shall provide to the secretary electronic records containing the
legal name, age, residence and citizenship information for, and the electronic signature
of, each person who meets qualifications identified by the secretary by rule.
(2) Upon receiving the electronic record for, and electronic signature of, a person
described in subsection (1) of this section, the Secretary of State shall provide
the information to the county clerk of the county in which the person may be registered
as an elector. The secretary or county clerk shall notify each person of the process to:
(a) Decline being registered as an elector.
(b) Adopt a political party affiliation.
(3) If a person notified under subsection (2) of this section does not decline to
be registered as an elector within 21 calendar days after the Secretary of State or
county clerk issues the notification, the person's electronic record and electronic
signature submitted under subsection (1) of this section will constitute a completed
registration card for the person for purposes of this chapter. The person shall be registered to vote if the county clerk determines that the person
is qualified to vote under Article II, section 2, of the Oregon Constitution, and the person is not already registered to vote.
(4) A county clerk may not send a ballot to, or add to an elector registration list,
a person who meets eligibility requirements until at least 21 calendar days after
the Secretary of State or county clerk provided notification to the person as described
in subsection (2) of this section.
(5) The Secretary of State shall adopt rules required to implement this section.
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