Bill Status of HB4862 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-RISK-LIMITING AUDIT
Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Authorizes election authorities to conduct risk-limiting audits before and after the certification of election results. Provides that the determination to conduct a risk-limiting audit, the scope of an audit, and the uses of the results of an audit are entirely within the discretion of the election authority. Requires the State Board of Elections to adopt rules for the creation of a certification process for certifying that the procedure to be used by an election authority comports with the specified requirements. Provides for waiver of the certification process. Defines "risk-limiting audit". Effective immediately.