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Title IX
Chapter 101
Voting Methods And Procedure
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Section 101.292, Florida Statutes 2000

101.292  Definitions; ss. 101.292-101.295.--As used in ss. 101.292-101.295, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1)  "Governing body" means the board of county commissioners of a county or any other governing body empowered by general or special act or local ordinance to purchase or sell voting equipment.

(2)  "Voting equipment" means new or used voting machines and materials, parts, or other equipment necessary for the maintenance or improvement of voting machines, the individual or combined retail value of which is in excess of the threshold amount for CATEGORY TWO purchases provided in s. 287.017. The term "voting equipment" also includes electronic or electromechanical voting systems, voting devices, and automatic tabulating equipment as defined in s. 101.5603, as well as materials, parts, or other equipment necessary for the operation and maintenance of such systems and devices.

(3)  "Purchase" means a contract for the purchase, lease, rental, or other acquisition of voting equipment.

History.--s. 2, ch. 72-303; s. 17, ch. 73-156; s. 16, ch. 77-175; s. 4, ch. 84-302; s. 5, ch. 89-348; s. 32, ch. 90-268.