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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

Chapter 19

Whether an item is payable or non-payable with Chapter 19 funds, the determination is made on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with §§81.11- 81.29 of the Texas Administrative Code (a/k/a The Chapter 19 Rules) and whether or not the funds are available.  Listed below are some items/services which this office has determined are payable and non-payable with Chapter 19 funds:

PAYABLE
NON-PAYABLE

Computer equipment - hardware & software, upgrades – 1 TAC §81.26

Promotional items - cups, coffee mugs, ink pens, coin purses, t-shirts, rulers, frisbees, drink coolers, windshield shades, etc. – 1 TAC §81.25

Computer training for duties relating to voter registration – 1TAC §81.26

Office furniture – 1 TAC §81.14

Electronic office equipment - typewriters, fax machines, adding machines, optical imaging systems, electronic retriever file systems, electronic poll books @ 50%, copiers – 1 TAC §81.27

Office supplies – 1 TAC §81.14

Temporary Employees – 1 TAC §81.22

Normal postage – 1 TAC §81.14

Travel to seminar exclusively related to Voter Registrar or a percentage for seminars addressing Voter Registrar issues – 1 TAC §81.23

Equipment leases – 1 TAC §81.14

NVRA Expenses – printing and mailing of confirmation notices – 1 TAC §81.28

Repairs and/or maintenance of equipment – 1 TAC §81.14

Membership Dues to Associations – 1 TAC §81.24

Telephone lines not dedicated to a computer modem – 1 TAC §81.14

Association Publications - newsletters, newspapers with Voter Registration Related issues – 1 TAC §81.25

Paper Shredders – 1 TAC §81.14

Voter Registration Drives - rental of space and supplies – 1 TAC §81.12

Any food or drinks other than for a trip – 1 TAC §81.23

Deputy Voter Registrar Supplies – 1 TAC §81.14

Texas Election Code – 1 TAC §81.12

Voter Registration Advertising in Newspapers, High School Football Programs, Television and Newspaper Ads  - 1 TAC §81.25

Alcoholic Beverages, gratuities and tips – 1 TAC §81.23

Services relating to VRs – companies providing computer update services, etc. – 1 TAC §81.28

Printing of voter registration cards – 1 TAC §81.14

TVRS User Fees – 1 TAC §81.26

 

Telephone on-line services; internet service – 1 TAC §81.26