Summary: H.R.3412 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3412. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/21/2019)

Election Security Assistance Act

This bill addresses security threats to federal elections. Specifically, the bill

  • authorizes grants to states for election technology and security,
  • requires election poll books to meet voting system standards,
  • allows for expedited security clearances for certain state election officials and officials with the Election Assistance Commission,
  • requires federal entities to share information with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding election cybersecurity incidents, and
  • requires DHS to share information with state and local officials regarding election cybersecurity incidents.