H.R.752 - American Voting Standards and Technology Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] (Introduced 02/27/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Science; House Administration; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/05/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.752 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
American Voting Standards and Technology Act - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to: (1) develop standard practices, codes, specifications, and voluntary consensus standards needed to assure the accuracy, integrity, and security of voting systems used in the United States; and (2) establish a program to accredit laboratories to test vote casting and counting devices for conformance with such standard practices, codes, specifications, and voluntary consensus standards.
Introduced in House (02/27/2001)
Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to the State agency responsible for administering elections in a State for the purpose of: (1) purchasing new or rehabilitated voting equipment that improves the ability of the public to cast a timely and accurate vote; and (2) implementing voter education campaigns.