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Short Titles as Introduced

Election Software Disclosure Act of 2008

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit the use in any election for Federal office of any election-dedicated voting system technology which has not been certified for use in the election by the State which will administer the election and to establish the standards under which such technology and information regarding the technology may be disclosed, and for other purposes.


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Date
10/02/2008Introduced in House

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Date
10/02/2008Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Administration10/02/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/02/2008)

Election Software Disclosure Act of 2008 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a voting system used in a state in a federal election from containing or using any election-dedicated voting system technology: (1) which has not been certified by the state for such use; and (2) which has not been deposited with the appropriate state and local election officials to be held in escrow and disclosed in accordance with this Act.

Requires a state or local election official with whom an election-dedicated voting system technology has been deposited to: (1) hold it in escrow; and (2) disclose information regarding it to a qualified person who has entered into a nondisclosure agreement meeting certain requirements with respect to the technology, or if state law requires such disclosure.