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House Bill 1071

House Bill 1071

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB 1071 (Updated March 14, 2008 3:00 pm - DI 75)

Funding for voting system replacement; vote center pilot counties. Provides for the reimbursement of a county that has purchased or will purchase a new voting system to replace a voting system that the county cannot use because the county is unable to obtain technical or other operating support for its current voting system, if the purchase is eligible for reimbursement under the federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Requires that any HAVA money received after December 31, 2007, must be allocated to reimburse Boone, Cass, Parke, and Randolph counties. Requires the secretary of state (secretary) to petition the federal Election Assistance Commission for authority to use HAVA money to reimburse the counties listed above. Extends the vote center pilot program through 2010. Allows the secretary to designate not later than April 1, 2008, one additional county as a vote center pilot county. Redesignates automatically as a vote center pilot county a county designated before April 1, 2008, as a vote center pilot county. Appropriates $125,200 from the state general fund to match any HAVA money received by the state after December 31, 2007.
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