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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Public Hearing: Introduction and Foundation of VVSG 2.0 
Requirements

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION: Sunshine Act Notice; Notice of Public Hearing Agenda.

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DATES: Friday, March 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern.

ADDRESSES:
Virtual via Zoom:
    https://zoom.us/j/516385751
    Meeting ID: 516 385 751
One tap mobile
    +19292056099,,516385751# US (New York)
    +13126266799,,516385751# US (Chicago)
Dial by your location
    +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
    +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    +1 301 715 8592 US
    +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
    +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
    +1 253 215 8782 US
    888 788 0099 US Toll-free
    877 853 5247 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 516 385 751
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aev3sFIp8Q

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerome Lovato, Telephone: (301) 960-
1216, Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    Commissioners will hold a hearing to discuss the proposed Voluntary 
Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Requirements as submitted by the 
Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The VVSG 2.0 
Requirements are currently published for a 90-day public comment 
period. Commissioners will hear from a panel of experts who will 
provide an introduction to the VVSG process as well a high-level 
overview of the proposed VVSG 2.0 requirements. Commissioners will also 
hear from members of the public who wish to offer verbal testimony on 
the VVSG 2.0 requirements. Public testimony during the hearing will be 
limited to 3-5 minutes maximum per person. If you would like to 
participate in public testimony, please contact Jerome Lovato 
([email protected]) with your full name and phone number no later than 
9:50 a.m. Eastern Time on March 27, 2020. For dial-in users, you will 
be identified by your area code and the last three digits of your phone 
number, so please provide the phone number that you will use during the 
hearing.
    The TGDC unanimously approved to recommend VVSG 2.0 Requirements on 
February 7, 2020, and sent the Requirements to the EAC Acting Executive 
Director via the Director of the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST), in the capacity of the Chair of the TGDC on February 
28, 2020. Upon adoption, the VVSG 2.0 would become the fifth iteration 
of national level voting system standards. The Federal Election 
Commission published the first two sets of federal standards in 1990 
and 2002. The EAC then adopted Version 1.0 of the VVSG on December 13, 
2005. In an effort to update and improve version 1.0 of the VVSG, on 
March 31, 2015, the EAC commissioners unanimously approved VVSG 1.1.
    Status: This hearing will be open to the public.

Amanda Joiner,
Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-06252 Filed 3-24-20; 8:45 am]
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