|(a) Chapter 19 funds may be used for the purchase of electronic office equipment. (1) Examples of "electronic office equipment" include but are not limited to copiers, fax machines, optical imaging systems, electronic retriever file systems and typewriters. (2) Examples of office equipment that are considered general voter registration office operating expenses and not payable with Chapter 19 funds pursuant to §81.14 of this title (relating to Normal Day-To-Day Operation--Defined) include but are not limited to office furniture such as desks, chairs and file cabinets. (b) Pursuant to §81.20 of this title (relating to Ownership of Equipment Purchased with Chapter 19 Funds), the upkeep and maintenance of items purchased with Chapter 19 funds is the responsibility of the county. (c) Pursuant to §81.12 of this title (relating to Applicable Sections of the Texas Election Code), the voter registrar must prorate the cost between the county and Chapter 19 funds if the purchased item is not entirely related to voter registration.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §81.27 adopted to be effective October 1, 1995, 20 TexReg 7277; amended to be effective January 3, 2007, 31 TexReg 10755; amended to be effective December 30, 2010, 35 TexReg 11569