Summary: H.R.1398 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/07/2017)

Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act of 2017 or the FAST Voting Act of 2017

This bill requires the Election Assistance Commission to award grants, on a competitive basis, to states to: (1) improve voter participation, such as by providing flexible registration opportunities, early voting, or absentee voting; (2) improve voting system security, such as by providing voting machines that are less than 10 years old, updating voting equipment to provide a verifiable paper trail at polling places, or implementing strong chain of custody procedures for voting equipment and paper records; and (3) implement automatic voter registration.