H.R. 6246 (112th): Verifying Official Totals for Elections Act

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.
Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3608 (Related)
Voter Empowerment Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

H.R. 5816 (Related)
Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2012

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History

Introduced
Aug 1, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (15D, 1R) (show)
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