HB 679 Voting equipment; technical amendments to reflect updates in equipment technology.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Elections; voting equipment. Makes technical amendments to reflect updates in voting equipment technology. The bill also authorizes the State Board of Elections to conduct audits of ballot scanner machines; currently, these audits are conducted as part of a pilot program. Two outdated sections regarding mechanical voting devices and ballots generally are repealed. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill is identical to SB 456.

Full text:
01/07/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101169D  pdf | impact statement
01/28/14  House: Printed as engrossed 14101169D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/25/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB679ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/07/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101169D
01/07/14  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/14  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/23/14  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/14  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/14  House: Read first time
01/28/14  House: Read second time
01/28/14  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/14  House: Emergency clause added
01/28/14  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB679E
01/28/14  House: Printed as engrossed 14101169D-E
01/29/14  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/14  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/14  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/14  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/14  Senate: Read third time
02/21/14  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/14  House: Enrolled
02/25/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB679ER)
02/25/14  House: Signed by Speaker
02/27/14  Senate: Signed by President
04/04/14  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 576 (effective 4/4/14)
04/04/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)