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  By: Thompson of Brazoria (Senate Sponsor - Garcia) H.B. No. 1026
         (In the Senate - Received from the House May 11, 2015;
  May 11, 2015, read first time and referred to Committee on State
  Affairs; May 21, 2015, reported favorably by the following vote:  
  Yeas 9, Nays 0; May 21, 2015, sent to printer.)
Click here to see the committee vote
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor
  in an election.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 127.003(b), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  To be eligible for appointment, a person must be:
               (1)  trained in the operation of the automatic
  tabulating equipment installed at the counting station; and
               (2)  a registered voter of the political subdivision
  served by the authority establishing the counting station or an
  employee of the political subdivision that adopts or owns the
  voting system.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
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