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§ 20134. Accessibility of Ballot Drop Boxes.

2 CA ADC § 20134BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 2. Administration
Division 7. Secretary of State
Chapter 3. Voting Locations
Article 1. Vote-By-Mail Ballot Drop Boxes and Vote-By-Mail Drop-off Locations
2 CCR § 20134
§ 20134. Accessibility of Ballot Drop Boxes.
(a) County elections officials shall ensure that drop box locations are accessible to voters with disabilities, and shall also ensure the following:
(1) If a location has only one drop box, the design and placement of that drop box shall meet the accessibility requirements outlined in subdivision (g) of Section 20132, and shall be placed as outlined in subdivision (b).
(2) If a location has more than one drop box, at least one of the drop boxes must meet accessibility requirements outlined in subdivision (g) of Section 20132, and the design and placement of drop boxes at that location shall in aggregate meet the accessibility requirements outlined in subdivision (b).
(3) At a location with multiple drop boxes, if not all drop boxes meet the accessibility requirements outlined in this subdivision, then each inaccessible drop box shall have directional signage indicating the location of an accessible drop box.
(b) For drop boxes, as specified in subdivision (a), depending on points of entry available for a location and any limitations arising out of local ordinances or private landowners, the county elections official shall make a reasonable effort to meet the following accessibility requirements with regard to design and placement:
(1) If there is a public transportation stop available within 200 feet of the property line, then a drop box shall be placed along an accessible path connecting to the public transportation stop.
(2) If there is a parking lot available at the location, then a drop box shall be placed along an accessible path connecting to the parking lot. The parking lot should have at least one van-accessible parking space designated by the International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA).
(3) If there is a passenger drop-off zone at the location, then a drop box shall be placed along an accessible path connecting to the passenger drop-off point as determined by the elections official based upon the location.
(4) A drop box that can only be accessed by a voter from within their vehicle does not meet the accessibility requirements of this subdivision, unless it is accompanied by a parking lot with an accessible path of travel. In the event there is no accessible path of travel from the parking lot, there must be signage directing the voter to the nearest accessible drop box.
(5) Drop box locations that are placed inside a building shall be assessed for accessibility as if they were a polling place.
Note: Authority cited: Section 12172.5, Government Code; and Sections 10 and 3025, Elections Code. Reference: Section 3025, Elections Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 1-11-2018; operative 1-11-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 2).
This database is current through 7/24/20 Register 2020, No. 30
2 CCR § 20134, 2 CA ADC § 20134
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