HOUSE BILL No. 1094
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 3-11-15-43.
Synopsis: Paper record for voting systems. Requires that a voting
system permit a voter to examine the paper record of the voter's votes
to verify the voter's votes. Provides that after a voter has verified the
votes on the paper record, the paper record is the official record of the
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Elections and
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1094
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 3-11-15-43; (07)IN1094.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 3-11-15-43 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 43. (a) The audit record
provisions in this chapter are essential to the complete recording of
election operations and reporting of the vote tally. This list of audit
records must reflect all of the idiosyncrasies of a system.
As required by 42 U.S.C. 15481,
The voting system must do the
(1) Produce a permanent paper record with a manual audit
capacity for the system.
(2) Permit the voter to examine the paper record to verify the
voter's votes. A voter may not keep the paper record
produced under this subsection.
Provide the voter with an opportunity to change the ballot
or correct any error.
(4) Provide that after the voter has verified the voter's votes,
the permanent paper record is
produced. the official record of
the voter's votes.
(c) The paper record produced under subsection (b) must be made
(5) Provide that the paper record described in subdivision (4)
an official record for a recount or contest conducted with
respect to any election in which the voting system was used.