H.R.4777 - Protect our Elections Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2] (Introduced 10/21/2019)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/21/2019 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4777 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/21/2019)
Protect our Elections Act
This bill requires each state or local government entity responsible for the administration of federal elections to ensure that each election service provider (i.e., contractor or vendor) is a qualified provider with regard to (1) the ownership and control of the provider, (2) the provider's compliance with cybersecurity best practices, and (3) the provider's reporting of its ownership and control.
The bill requires the entity to annually evaluate each provider.
It also specifies reporting requirements for providers, subject to civil penalties.