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SB 582: Voting Systems

GENERAL BILL by Diaz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gainer ; Braynon

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; clarifying the circumstances under which ballots must be processed through automatic tabulating equipment in a recount; specifying the manner by which a manual recount may be conducted, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/29/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 74
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/26/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/26/2019 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability