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§ 4086.
Entitlement to vote in a State in a Federal election; preconditions; applicability
(a)
Except as provided in subsection (b) and in such manner as shall be otherwise authorized by a State or other jurisdiction within the territory of the United States, a member of the Service residing outside the United States shall, in addition to any entitlement to vote in a State in a Federal election under section 3 of the Overseas Citizens Voting Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 1973dd–1), be entitled to vote in a Federal election in the State in which such member was last domiciled immediately before entering the Service if such member—
(1) makes an election of that State;
(2) notifies that State of such election and notifies any other States in which he or she is entitled to vote of such election; and
(3) otherwise meets the requirements of such Act [42 U.S.C. 1973dd et seq.].
(b) The provisions of subsection (a) shall apply only to an individual who becomes a member of the Service on or after November 22, 1983, and shall not apply to an individual who registers to vote in a State in which he is entitled to vote under section 3 of Overseas Citizens Voting Rights Act [42 U.S.C. 1973dd–1].
(Pub. L. 96–465, title I, § 906, as added Pub. L. 98–164, title I, § 129(a), Nov. 22, 1983, 97 Stat. 1027.)