S.1937 - Elections Preparedness Requires Early Planning (Elections PREP) Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 01/16/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||04/10/2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 356.|
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Summary: S.1937 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (04/10/2014)
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Elections Preparedness Requires Early Planning (Elections PREP) Act - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require each state to develop contingency plans to address unexpected emergencies or natural disasters that may threaten to disrupt the administration of an election for federal office.
Requires a plan to contain: (1) alternative ways to notify the public of changes in election procedures; and (2) plans to address disruptions at every step of the voting process, including early voting.