§11-15.2  Same day in-person registration.  (a)  Notwithstanding the closing of the general county register pursuant to section 11-24, a person who is not registered to vote may register by appearing in person at any voter service center on or before election day or register electronically pursuant to section 11-15.3.

     (b)  The clerk shall designate a registration clerk at each voter service center who shall process applications for any person who submits a signed affidavit in accordance with section 11-15, which shall include a sworn affirmation:

     (1)  Of the person's qualification to vote;

     (2)  Acknowledging that the person has not voted and will not attempt to vote again in that election, and has not cast and will not cast any absentee ballot pursuant to chapter 15 in that election; and

     (3)  Acknowledging that providing false information may result in a class C felony, punishable by a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment not exceeding five years, or both.

     (c)  The registration clerk may accept, as prima facie evidence, the allegation of the person in the application regarding the person's residence in accordance with section 11-15(b), unless the allegation is contested by a qualified voter.  The registration clerk may demand that the person furnish substantiating evidence to the other allegations of the person's application in accordance with section 11-15(b).  If additional time or information is required to validate an application, the applicant shall be provided a provisional ballot. [L 2014, c 166, §1; am L 2019, c 136, §6; am L 2021, c 213, §6]