RULE NO: RULE TITLE
1S-2.043: Electronic Reporting of Voting Activity, Voter Information and Election Results
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The primary purpose of the proposed rule is to codify in current practices and practices that relate to uniform electrThe primary purpose of the proposed rule is to codify in current practices and procedures that relate to uniform electronic format, procedures and timelines for statutorily required reports on data relating to absentee ballot request information, voting history, voter information and precinct-level election results. These reports are mandated by provisions adopted in 2005 (ch. 2005-277 and 2005-278, Laws of Florida), in 2007 (ch. 2007-30, Laws of Florida, and in 2008 (ch. 2008-95, Laws of Florida) and involve primarily data captured at the local level and transferred from the Supervisor of Elections to the Division of Elections. One report pertains to a legislative report to be compiled by the Division of Elections for the Florida Legislature. The proposed rule incorporates only one form by reference (DS-DE #70) which is an application that is necessary to obtain a password to access absentee ballot request information whose access is limited by law only to certain authorized personnel. This is the second workshop scheduled this year for this rule.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The proposed rule establishes content and format requirements for reporting precinct-level elections results, voting history and voter information.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 20.10(3), 97.012(1), 98.0981(5), 101.62(3), 101.657(2), 102.141(10) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 98.0981, 101.62, 101.657, 102.141 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: August 31, 2009, 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Department of State, R. A. Gray Building, 307 Room, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 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, Executive Administrative Assistant, Department of State, Office of General Counsel, (850)245-6536; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of State, R. A. Gray Building, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250; telephone: (850)245-6536; email@example.com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.