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Section 17-7-1

Payment for machines.

The county commission or city commission or such other authority as levies the taxes for county or city purposes of any county or city which adopts the use of electronic voting machines, shall, upon the purchase, rental, or lease thereof, provide for payment therefor by the county or city; provided, that bonds or other evidences of indebtedness, payable not later than 15 years from their dates of issuance, may be issued in accordance with the provisions of law relating to the increase of indebtedness of counties or cities, to meet all or any part of the cost of the electronic voting machines.

(Acts 1939, No. 292, p. 443; Code 1940, T. 17, §98; §17-9-8; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §37.)
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