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 122.035. Appointment of Examiners

Universal Citation: TX Elec COde § 122.035 (2021)

Sec. 122.035. APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINERS. (a) On submission of an application for approval of a voting system or voting system equipment, the secretary of state shall appoint four persons as examiners, one of whom must be a full-time employee of the secretary. The attorney general shall appoint two persons as examiners, one of whom must be a full-time employee of the general.

(b) Two of the secretary of state's appointees must have demonstrated ability and experience in mechanics or electronics appropriate to the system or equipment to be examined, and two of the secretary's appointees must have demonstrated knowledge of and experience in election law and procedure.

(c) Only one person employed by the secretary of state may be appointed.

(d) A person who has a pecuniary interest in the manufacturing or marketing of any part of a voting system or voting system equipment is ineligible for appointment.

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. 34, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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