US SB825 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-14 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Pending: Senate Rules And Administration Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Protect our Elections Act Protect our Elections Act This bill requires each state or local government entity responsible for the administration of federal elections to ensure that each election service provider (i.e., contractor or vendor) is a qualified provider with regard to (1) the ownership and control of the provider, (2) the provider's compliance with cybersecurity best practices, and (3) the provider's reporting of its ownership and control. The bill requires the entity to annually evaluate each provider. It also specifies reporting requirements for providers, subject to civil penalties.

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Title

Protect our Elections Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-14SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Same As/Similar To

SB823 (Related) 2019-03-14 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
HB4777 (Same As) 2019-10-21 - Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

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Bill Comments

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