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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 500
2006 Georgia Accuracy in Elections Act; permanent paper record of votes; provide for pilot program/electronic voting
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a short title; to amend Part 5 of Article 9 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to electronic recording voting systems, so as to require all electronic recording voting systems to produce a permanent paper record of the votes recorded on such systems for each voter; to provide that voters have an opportunity to verify such record after voting; to provide for certain storage devices for such systems; to provide that such paper records be retained for use in recounts and election challenge proceedings; to provide for procedures for voting on electronic recording voting systems; to provide for a pilot program during the 2006 November general election and any runoff therefrom in certain counties; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/28/2006 - Effective Date
Apr/28/2006 - Act 646
Apr/28/2006 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/10/2006 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/30/2006 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/28/2006 - House Conference Committee Appointed 119th, 153rd, 25th
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 27th, 18th, 38th
Mar/28/2006 - House Insisted
Mar/27/2006 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/24/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/22/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/09/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2006 - Senate Recommitted
Feb/14/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/13/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/02/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/01/2006 - Senate Hopper
2/22/06 Withdrawn from General Calendar by Rules Committee and committed to State and Local Governmental Operations (G) in Senate 3/28/06 Senate Conferees: 27, 38, 18
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1190Yea(49)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/30/2006 - House Vote #1137Yea(151)Nay(0)NV(26)
Mar/24/2006 - House Vote #981Yea(160)Nay(0)NV(16)
Mar/24/2006 - House Vote #980Yea(63)Nay(91)NV(21)
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Vote #741Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(0)
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