HB 2133 Recount procedures; initial audit of ballot scanner machines.
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Summary as introduced:

Recount procedures; initial audit of ballot scanner machines. Requires an initial audit of the ballot scanner machines to be conducted prior to beginning the redetermination of the vote during a recount. The bill requires recount officials to collect a sample of the machine-readable ballots cast at each precinct in the election district equal to at least one percent of all machine-readable ballots cast at that precinct. Each precinct's sample is then run through a scanner used at that precinct on the night of the election, run through a scanner being used for the recount, and hand counted. If the results calculated by the scanner used at that precinct on the night of the election, the results calculated by the scanner being used for the recount, and the results determined by the hand count are not identical, any party to the recount may request all ballots cast on ballot scanner machines in the election district to be counted by hand. If the results are identical, the redetermination of the vote shall be conducted in accordance with current law.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102675D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102675D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Privileges and Elections