VOTING MACHINES/CERTAIN COS. (NEW)

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 502 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2019
AN ACT TO ALLOW CERTAIN VOTING MACHINES TO CONTINUE IN USE AFTER DECEMBER 1, 2019, IN CERTAIN COUNTIES ONLY.
Intro. by Riddell, Hardister, Iler, Quick.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 29 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title.  Original title was AN ACT TO DELAY THE REQUIRED DECERTIFICATION OF VOTING MACHINES IN ALAMANCE AND GUILFORD COUNTIES ONLY.

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Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 25 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

    Expands the scope of the act to include Brunswick, Burke, Davie, and Pamlico counties (was, Alamance and Guilford counties only). Specifies that the proposed authorization holds notwithstanding GS 163A-1111, regarding prohibited voting systems, and GS 163A-1115, regarding voting systems and the powers and duties of the State Board of Elections (previously notwithstanding Section 5(c) of SL 2015-3). Makes further clarifying and technical changes. Amends the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Applicable to Alamance and Guilford counties only, allows the use of direct record electronic (DRE) voting systems that do not use paper ballots in any election held before December 1, 2021, whether or not the voting system has been certified or decertified by the State Board of Elections.


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