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Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 10 pages
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require the deposit in the National Software Reference Library of the National Institute of Standards and Technology of a copy of any election-dedicated voting system technology used in the operation of a voting system for an election for Federal office, to establish the conditions under which the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology may disclose the technology and information regarding the technology to other persons, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6246 — 112th Congress: Verifying Official Totals for Elections Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6246
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