Bill Status of SB1459 98th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-EQUIPMENT/AUDITS
Sen. Michael Noland
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|10 ILCS 5/Art. 21B heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires that each election authority (i) conduct an election day audit of a random sample of 10% of votes cast and (ii) provide by contract or employment for the performance by one or more independent auditors of post-election parallel tabulations and audits. Provides for the scope of the audits and the resulting reports. Requires that optical scan technology and direct recording electronic voting systems meet certain federal and independent testing standards. With respect to early voting, requires that an election authority using only direct recording electronic voting systems have paper ballots available for voters wishing to use them.