A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT IF A CHILD REGISTERS TO VOTE AT AN ADDRESS
OTHER THAN THAT OF A PARENT, THAT PARENT MAY NOT CLAIM A PERSONAL EXEMPTION ON ACCOUNT OF SUCH CHILD, AND TO INFORM NEW VOTERS OF THEIR CIVIC AND TAX DUTIES.
If the child simply doesn't not register to vote at the school address and maintains it at home...there's no problem IF the exemption is what is desired. If the kid/adult is on their own...they change their address to the new one....they register to vote at the new address, then why should a parent be allowed to claim them as a personal exemption. You either are or are not a depedent to your parents.