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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 258
Elections; conversion to direct recording electronic (DRE) voting systems; absentee ballot oath; handicapped assistance; polling places
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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 remove vote recorders as authorized voting systems in this state and convert to direct recording electronic (DRE) voting systems; to provide for the arrangement of polling places where DRE units are used; to prohibit certain persons from providing assistance in voting; to provide for at least one handicapped accessible DRE unit in each precinct; to provide that the state shall accept the absentee ballot oath promulgated by the Presidential designee in accordance with the Help America Vote Act; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2003 - Effective Date
Jun/02/2003 - Act 209
Jun/02/2003 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/07/2003 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/25/2003 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/25/2003 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/22/2003 - House Conference Committee Appointed 23rd, 127th, 145th
Apr/22/2003 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 45th, 37th, 29th
Apr/22/2003 - House Insisted
Apr/17/2003 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/17/2003 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/17/2003 - House Third Readers
Apr/11/2003 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/07/2003 - House Second Readers
Mar/28/2003 - House First Readers
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Third Read
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/25/2003 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Mar/06/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2003 - Senate Hopper
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