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Category Archives: Pending Federal Legislation
Here are links to the pending federal bills to amend HAVA. House Bills: H.R. 278 Know Your Vote Counts Act of 2005 H.R. 470 Improving Electronic Voting Standards and Disclosure Act of 2005 H.R. 533 Voting Opportunity and Technology Enhancement … Continue reading
S. 450 is the Senate version of this bill, introduced by Senator Clinton last month. Here is the bill’s table of contents: TITLE I—VOTER VERIFICATION AND AUDITING Sec. 101. Promoting accuracy, integrity, and security through preservation of a voter-verified paper … Continue reading
Democrats and Republicans are busy introducing bills to amend HAVA. A Washington Times story discussing some of these recent efforts can be found here.
This bill would impose certain requirements on voting systems vendors (similar to those imposed by California law), prohibit conflicts of interest by voting systems testing authorities, and require the posting of a notice advising voters of their right to file … Continue reading
United States Senator John Ensign (NV) has introduced a bill that would amend HAVA to require a voter-verified paper trail for touchscreen systems. The Senator’s statement about his bill to enact the Voting Integrity and Verification Act (VIVA) is available … Continue reading
Senator Dodd has introduced a bill (S 17) that would make a number of sweeping changes to HAVA and significantly accelerate what some local election officials view as the “federalization” of election administration. Among other changes, Senator Dodd’s legislation would … Continue reading