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CS/HB 1005: Voting Systems

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Byrd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Ausley ; Davis ; Drake ; Driskell ; Gregory ; Hill ; Joseph ; Slosberg ; Trumbull

Voting Systems; Revises timeframes for testing of automated tabulating equipment; revises procedures governing canvassing of returns to specify usage of voting system's automatic tabulating equipment; specifies when ballots must be processed through automatic tabulating equipment in recount; specifies manner manual recount may be conducted; revises requirements for hardware or software used in manual recount; authorizes overvotes & undervotes to be identified & sorted physically or digitally in manual recount.

Effective Date: 1/1/2021
Last Action: 3/11/2020 House - Ordered enrolled -HJ 1128
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2019 House • Filed
1/3/2020 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 86
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 86
1/27/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, 01/29/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
1/29/2020 House • Favorable by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 464
• Now in Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 464
2/4/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 02/06/20, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/6/2020 House • Favorable by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 526
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 526
2/18/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/20/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2/20/2020 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 639
2/21/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2/24/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 635
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 891
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 967
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 967
3/9/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 557
• Received -SJ 557
3/10/2020 Senate • Withdrawn from Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 584
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 1312 -SJ 584
• Read 2nd time -SJ 584
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 672
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 672
3/11/2020 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1128