S.1321 - Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 05/06/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary | House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/30/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Referred in House (07/19/2019)
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit interference with voting systems under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act”.
Section 1030(e) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking “or” at the end;
(B) in subparagraph (B), by adding “or” at the end; and
(C) by adding at the end the following:
“(i) is part of a voting system; and
“(II) has moved in or otherwise affects interstate or foreign commerce;”;
(2) in paragraph (11), by striking “and” at the end;
(3) in paragraph (12), by striking the period and inserting a semicolon; and
(4) by adding at the end the following:
“(13) the term ‘Federal election’ means any election (as defined in section 301(1) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (52 U.S.C. 30101(1))) for Federal office (as defined in section 301(3) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (52 U.S.C. 30101(3))); and
“(14) the term ‘voting system’ has the meaning given the term in section 301(b) of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (52 U.S.C. 21081(b)).”.
Passed the Senate July 17, 2019.
|Attest:||julie e. adams,|