Elections; recount procedures. (SB1076)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; recount procedures.  Provides that in a recount when ballots are rerun through optical scan tabulators, the total number of ballots counted by the tabulator and the total number of ballots set aside by the tabulator must equal the total number of ballots rerun through the tabulator. If this requirement is not met, all the optical scan ballots for the precinct must by counted by hand. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102524D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2011Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1076)
01/25/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed House (93-Y 2-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1076ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1076ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 522 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.