2021 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 9 - Voting Machines and Vote Recorders Generally
Part 5 - Electronic Recording Voting Systems
§ 21-2-379.3. State Furnishing Direct Recording Voting Systems; Purchase by Municipalities or Counties

Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-379.3 (2021)
  1. The state shall furnish a uniform system of direct recording electronic (DRE) equipment for use in each county by 2004. The governing authority of a municipality may elect to acquire its own DRE equipment by purchase, lease, rental, or other procurement process at its own expense. The governing authority of a county may purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire more of the type of DRE equipment furnished by the state, if the governing authority so desires, at its own expense.
  2. The governing authority of a municipality or a county desiring to acquire such equipment may at any regular meeting or at a special meeting called for the purpose, by a majority vote, authorize and direct the acquisition of such equipment. Bonds or other evidence of indebtedness may be issued in accordance with the provisions of law relating to the increase of indebtedness of counties and municipalities to meet all or any part of the cost of such DRE voting systems.

(Code 1981, §21-2-379.3, enacted by Ga. L. 1998, p. 1231, § 37; Ga. L. 2002, p. 598, § 1-2.)

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