2004 Florida Statutes
Forms to be available in alternative formats and via the Internet.
197.026 Forms to be available in alternative formats and via the Internet.--It is the intent of the Legislature that all forms required to be used in chapters 97-106 shall be made available upon request, in alternative formats. Such forms shall include absentee ballots as alternative formats for such ballots become available and the Division of Elections is able to certify systems that provide them. Whenever possible, such forms, with the exception of absentee ballots, shall be made available by the Department of State via the Internet. Sections that contain such forms include, but are not limited to, ss. 97.051, 97.052, 97.053, 97.057, 97.058, 97.0583, 97.071, 97.073, 97.1031, 98.055, 98.075, 99.021, 100.361, 100.371, 101.045, 101.171, 101.20, 101.6103, 101.62, 101.64, 101.65, 101.657, 105.031, 106.023, and 106.087
History.--s. 5, ch. 2002-281.
1Note.--Section 22, ch. 2002-281, provides that "[e]xcept as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect one year after the legislature adopts the general appropriations act specifically appropriating to the Department of State, for distribution to the counties, $8.7 million or such other amounts as it determines and appropriates for the specific purpose of funding this act." Line item 2871I of the 2004-2005 General Appropriations Act appropriates $11.6 million for distribution to the counties for one disability-compliant machine per polling place. For purposes of the effect of ch. 2002-281, 1 year after adoption of this appropriation would be July 1, 2005.