RULE NO: RULE TITLE
1S-5.026: Voting System Audit
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The proposed rule is to implement Section 8 of Chapter 2007-30, Laws of Florida, which becomes effective July 1, 2008. The law requires a county or other local canvassing board to conduct after certification of an election a manual public audit of a voting system, publicize the results, and submit an audit report to the Department of State This rule is required to provide the necessary uniform procedures for conducting the manual audit including providing a format for the audit report.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Voting System Audit.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 20.10(3), 97.012(1), 101.591, 101.5911 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 101.591 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Monday, May 12, 2008, 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Room 307, R. A. Gray Building, Florida Department of State, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Nolah Shotwell, Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of State at: NLShotwell@dos.state.fl.us or (850)245-6536. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Maria Matthews, Assistant General Counsel, Florida Department of State at: email@example.com or (850)245-6536, or Donald Palmer, Director, Division of Elections, Florida Department of State at: DLPalmer@dos.state.fl.us; (850)245-6200
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.