2021 Texas Statutes
Election Code
Title 8 - Voting Systems
Chapter 122 - State Supervision Over Voting Systems
Subchapter B. Approval of Voting System and Equipment
Section 122.031. Approval of System and Equipment Required

Universal Citation: TX Elec COde § 122.031 (2021)

Sec. 122.031. APPROVAL OF SYSTEM AND EQUIPMENT REQUIRED. (a) Before a voting system or voting system equipment may be used in an election, the system and a unit of the equipment must be approved by the secretary of state as provided by this subchapter.

(b) The secretary of state may seek a temporary restraining order or a writ of injunction obtained through the attorney general to prevent the use of any part of a voting system or voting system equipment that has not been approved.

(c) A person commits an offense if the person executes a contract to sell, lease, or otherwise provide a voting system or voting system equipment that the person knows has not been approved. An offense under this subsection is a Class A misdemeanor.

(d) This section does not prohibit a person from exhibiting a voting system or unit of voting system equipment that has not been approved.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 484, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 728, Sec. 32, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Texas may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.