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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 790
Electronic voting systems; require permanent paper record
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide a definition; to require all electronic recording voting systems to produce an elector verified, permanent paper record of the votes recorded on such systems for each elector; to provide that electors shall have an opportunity to verify such record after voting; to provide for reexamination and recertification of direct recording electronic voting systems under certain circumstances; to authorize the use of certain printers and printer interfaces; to authorize the use of alternative means of voting under certain circumstances; to provide for certain recounts; to provide for additional grounds for challenging an election; to provide that such paper records be the official record of the votes in an election for use in recounts and election challenge proceedings; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/12/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/11/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/10/2005 - House Hopper