S.2656 - A bill to disclose access to election infrastructure by foreign nationals.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 10/22/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/22/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2656 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/22/2019)
This bill requires each chief state election official to disclose to the Election Assistance Commission the identity of any foreign national known by that official to have (1) physically handled either ballots used in an election for federal office or voting machines, (2) had unmonitored access to a storage facility or centralized voting-tabulation location used to support an election, or (3) had unmonitored access to election-related information or communications technology.
It also requires the official to make the disclosure within 30 days of becoming aware of such activity.