2021 District of Columbia Code
Title 50 - Motor and Non-Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 14 - Operators’ Permits and Identification Cards
Subchapter I - General
§ 50–1401.01c. Electronic transmission of voter registration information

(a) Beginning October 1, 2017, the Department of Motor Vehicles ("Department") shall electronically transmit to the District of Columbia Board of Elections the voter registration information of each applicant who did not decline to register to vote and stated that he or she is a citizen of the United States no later than 5 days after the date of its acceptance by the DMV.

(b) The electronic information submitted pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall contain the applicant's:

(1) Legal name;

(2) Date of birth;

(3) Residence;

(4) Mailing address;

(5) Previous voter registration address;

(6) DMV-issued identification number or social security number;

(7) Party affiliation;

(8) Response as to whether the applicant would like information on serving as a poll worker in the next election;

(9) Citizenship information; and

(10) Electronic signature.

(Mar. 3, 1925, 43 Stat. 1121, ch. 443, § 7c; as added Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-208, § 4, 63 DCR 15285.)


Section 7021 of D.C. Law 22-33 repealed § 5 of D.C. Law 21-208. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 21-208 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 21-208: § 5 of D.C. Law 21-208 provided that the creation of this section by § 4 of D.C. Law 21-208 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 5 of D.C. Law 21-208, see § 7021 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 5 of D.C. Law 21-208, see § 7021 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

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