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HB 614 - Delaying Paper Ballot Requirements - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Roy Herron voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Roy Herron made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS BILL REQUIRES A CONSTITUTIONAL MAJORITY OF 17 VOTES IN THE SENATE AND 50 VOTES IN THE HOUSE TO PASS.

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Delaying Paper Ballot Requirements

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Delaying Paper Ballot Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the deadline by which the Tennessee Voter Confidence Act must be implemented from the November 2010 general election to the November 2012 general election.

Highlights:
-Extends the deadline by which each county must use a precinct-based optical scanner voting system (which allows for the counting of paper ballots) from the November 2010 general election to the November 2012 general election (Sec. 1). -Extends the deadline by which voting systems purchased or leased must use precinct-based optical scanners from January 1, 2009 to August 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by Rep. Craig Fitzhugh.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (16-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Delaying Paper Ballot Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the deadline by which the Tennessee Voter Confidence Act must be implemented from the November 2010 general election to the November 2012 general election.

Highlights:
-Extends the deadline by which each county must use a precinct-based optical scanner voting system (which allows for the counting of paper ballots) from the November 2010 general election to the November 2012 general election (Sec. 1). -Extends the deadline by which voting systems purchased or leased must use precinct-based optical scanners from January 1, 2009 to August 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by Rep. Craig Fitzhugh.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-20) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Delaying Paper Ballot Requirements

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