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SB 508: Voting Systems

GENERAL BILL by Gainer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Latvala

Voting Systems; Defining the term “automatic tabulating equipment” for purposes of the Florida Election Code; revising procedures governing the canvassing of returns to specify usage of a voting system’s automatic tabulating equipment; revising minimum requirements for Department of State rules to require procedures regarding the certification and use of automatic tabulating equipment for manual recounts, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 4/20/2017 Senate - Unfavorable by Ethics and Elections, laid on Table; YEAS 2 NAYS 2 -SJ 443
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2017 Senate • Filed
2/9/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 73
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 73
4/14/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 04/19/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/20/2017 Senate • Unfavorable by Ethics and Elections, laid on Table; YEAS 2 NAYS 2 -SJ 443