] SB 500, the bill to require all electronic voting
] machines in Georgia to produce a permanent paper record,
] has passed out of the committee! To gain passage of
] SB-500 in this 2004 session, the bill now requires
] immediate action by the Senate Rules committee, the body
] responsible for putting legislation on the debate
] calendar for the Senate floor. Again, your calls and
] emails can tip the balance.
] Any parties who are interested in seeing this legislation
] passed (ie, any and all voters with a basic understanding
] of computer technology and/or standard accounting
] practices) are again urged to lobby, call, write, fax or
] email our Georgia representatives and members of the
] Senate Rules committee from now through Tuesday, March
] 16, with their [succinct] comments in support of this
] important VVPB bill. The list of committee members and
] their contact information links can be found here.
] This bill must pass the full Senate by the 33rd day of
] the 40 day session, the "crossover" day, in order to be
] debated and passed in the house, and subsequently signed
] into law by the Governor.
Blog for Democracy: SB-500 Update