2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:62-1.1 - Voter registration at public institutions of higher education.

18A:62-1.1 Voter registration at public institutions of higher education.

2. The registrar or other principal officer responsible for the registration of students at each public institution of higher education as included under the provisions of N.J.S.18A:62-1 shall:

a. cause copies of the voter registration forms and instructions furnished under subsection f. of section 16 of P.L.1974, c.30 (C.19:31-6.4) to be displayed at the office of registration for that institution and to be made available to each eligible enrolled student at and each eligible prospective student of the institution who, when appearing in person at that office, may wish on a voluntary basis to register to vote;

b. provide for the continuous supply of the forms and instructions specified in subsection a. of this section to that office of registration; and

c. provide the forms and instructions specified in subsection a. of this section in both the English and Spanish languages to each office of registration that is located in any county in which bilingual sample ballots must be provided pursuant to R.S.19:14-21, R.S.19:49-4 or section 2 of P.L.1965, c.29 (C.19:23-22.4).

As used in this section:

"eligible enrolled student" means an individual who is already enrolled in a public institution of higher education who, by the time of the next election, shall be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of New Jersey, and a resident of the county in which the individual resides for at least 30 days before the election; and

"eligible prospective student" means an individual who is applying for initial enrollment in a public institution of higher education who, by the time of the next election, shall be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of New Jersey, and a resident of the county in which the individual resides for at least 30 days before the election.

L.2003,c.36,s.2.

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