Summary: H.R.7245 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.7245. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.