RULE NO: RULE TITLE
1S-2.043: Electronic File Reporting Relating to Absentee Ballot Request Information, Voting Activity, and Election Results
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: This rule development workshop is necessary to reflect a change to Section 101.62, Florida Statutes, made in Chapter 2010-167, Laws of Florida, that changes the requirements relating to electronic upload for reporting absentee ballot request information. The law now requires continuous daily reporting of absentee ballot request information to begin 60 days before a primary election and to end 15 days after the general election. Preliminary changes are also made to correct statutory cross-references and to expand the reporting file to include an absentee ballot requester’s e-mail address and fax number information if provided.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Reporting requirements relating to absentee ballot request 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: July 12, 2010, 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Department of State, R. A. Gray Building, Room 307, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida
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 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Eddie L. Phillips, Executive Assistant, Office of the General Counsel, (850)245-6536 or email@example.com. 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). 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 the General Counsel, (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or (850)245-6536
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