Authors: Representative John Bartlett
Defines for purposes of Indiana election law "emergency first responder" to include a member of the military, a public safety officer, an employee of a public utility, or a physician with an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine. Permits an emergency first responder who is responding to an emergency declaration to apply for an absentee ballot by electronic mail or fax and receive absentee ballots by electronic mail or fax under stated conditions. Defines "false vote history communication" as a written communication sent to an individual that contains information about the individual's voting history that is false. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sends a false vote history communication to five or more individuals commits a Level 6 felony.