S.2865 - Voter Registration Modernization Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 09/18/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/18/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2865 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/18/2014)
Voter Registration Modernization Act - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration.
Directs the appropriate state or local election official to ensure that information on the computerized statewide voter registration list may be updated through the official public website.
Directs the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to study best practices for implementing the requirements for Internet registration and the online updating of voter registration information.
Authorizes the provision of election information by electronic mail to individuals registered to vote who have requested to receive it.
Directs the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to make an implementation payment each year to enable each state to meet the requirements of this Act and to carry out activities to improve the administration of federal elections.