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CS/SB 1312 (2020) -  Voting Systems

by Appropriations and Montford (CO-SPONSORS) Gainer
Defining the term “automatic tabulating equipment” for purposes of the Florida Election Code; revising procedures governing the canvassing of returns to specify usage of a voting system’s automatic tabulating equipment; clarifying the circumstances under which ballots must be processed through automatic tabulating equipment in a recount; specifying the manner by which a manual recount may be conducted, etc.
Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming a law, this act shall take effect January 1, 2021
Last Event: 03/10/20 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1005 (Ch. 2020-109) -SJ 584 on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:14 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Ethics and Elections
    • On agenda for: 01/27/20 4:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 0
  • Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    • On agenda for: 02/10/20 1:30 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 0
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/27/20 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 20   Nays 0

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1005 (Ch. 2020-109) -SJ 584 Time: 03/10/2020 - 2:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Substituted CS/HB 1005 -SJ 584 Time: 03/10/2020 - 2:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 584 Time: 03/10/2020 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 550 Time: 03/09/2020 - 5:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20 -SJ 550 Time: 03/05/2020 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 376 Time: 03/03/2020 - 6:08 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/02/2020 - 7:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/02/2020 - 4:38 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 374 Time: 02/27/2020 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/24/2020 - 7:16 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 02/11/2020 - 7:46 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 267 Time: 02/10/2020 - 4:05 PM Member: Committee: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/10/20, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building Time: 02/05/2020 - 5:39 PM Member: Committee: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Version: __
Event: S Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability Time: 01/28/2020 - 7:35 AM Member: Committee: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 214 Time: 01/27/2020 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/27/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/22/2020 - 3:36 PM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 96 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 96 Time: 01/08/2020 - 10:03 AM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 12/20/2019 - 10:43 AM Member: Committee: Version: __