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Senate Bill 0472


Senate Bill 0472

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB 472 (Updated February 20, 2001 11:58 AM - DI 102)


Voting systems and municipal elections. Provides that a voting system that (1) records votes with a minimal error rate; and (2) produces a paper or hard copy back-up showing the votes cast; must be used in a county having a consolidated city for elections after December 31, 2002. Requires a county having a consolidated city to use the amount of the 1999 municipal election expenses incurred by the county to pay for a voting system that meets the statutory requirements. Permits a grant from the state to pay the difference between the cost of purchasing a voting system that meets the statutory requirements and the amount of the 1999 municipal election expenses incurred in the county. Appropriates sufficient money from the state general fund to pay for the grant. Requires municipal offices in a county having a consolidated city to be filled at elections held during even numbered years. Provides that the successors of individuals elected to a local office at the 1999 municipal election in a county having a consolidated city take office January 1, 2005.
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     In Committee - first House
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