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 122.038. Action by Secretary of State

Universal Citation: TX Elec COde § 122.038 (2021)

Sec. 122.038. ACTION BY SECRETARY OF STATE. (a) After reviewing the examiners' reports and considering the views expressed at the public hearing, the secretary of state shall determine whether the voting system or voting system equipment for which an application has been submitted satisfies the applicable requirements for approval.

(b) The secretary may examine the system or equipment to aid in determining whether it satisfies the requirements for approval.

(c) If the system or equipment satisfies the applicable requirements for approval, the secretary by written order shall approve the system or equipment of that design for use in elections. Otherwise, the secretary shall deny the application.

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.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 273 (H.B. 2465), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.

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