To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct research and development to mitigate the consequences of threats to voting systems, to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require the voting systems used in elections for Federal office to comply with national standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for operational security and ballot verification, to establish programs to promote research in innovative voting system technologies, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Henry C. “Hank” Johnson
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 5, 2017
Length: 13 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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39 Cosponsors (39 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Johnson Reintroduces Bill to Protect the Security and Integrity of U.S. Elections”
— Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Sponsor) on Apr 5, 2017
Sep 20, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6073 (114th).
Apr 5, 2017
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H.R. 1907 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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