Summary: S.3049 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/12/2018)

Protecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018

This bill requires voting systems for federal elections to produce paper ballots that the voter may inspect for errors before the vote is cast. The bill also (1) requires the paper ballot to be suitable for manual audits, (2) prescribes approved methods for such audits, (3) revises accessibility requirements related to the bill's paper ballot requirements, and (4) directs the National Science Foundation to make grants to eligible entities to study and develop mechanisms to address various voting issues.