Election Assistance Commission 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2012-30685
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-20
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the changes made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by American Samoa. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.
Amended Notice: Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Proposed Requirements for Version 1.1 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG)
Document Number: 2012-24029
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-01
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is being amended to provide for a one hundred thirty (130) day comment period. The original ninety (90) day public comment period provided for in the initial notice is amended in order to allow the election community additional time to comment after the November 2012 Presidential election. As required by Section 222(d) of HAVA, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing for public comment a set of proposed requirements, the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, Version 1.1. The VVSG provides specifications and standards against which voting systems can be tested to determine if they provide basic functionality, accessibility, and security capabilities.
Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Proposed Requirements for Version 1.1 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG)
Document Number: 2012-21895
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) (Pub. L. 107-252; 42 U.S.C. 15301 et seq. (October 29, 2002)) established the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Section 202 of HAVA directs the EAC to adopt voluntary voting system guidelines (VVSG) and to provide for the testing, certification, decertification, and recertification of voting system hardware and software. The VVSG provides specifications and standards against which voting systems can be tested to determine if they provide basic functionality, accessibility, and security capabilities. As required by Section 222 (d) of HAVA, the EAC is publishing a set of proposed requirements (Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, 1.1) for the testing of voting systems for a 90 day public comment period.
Proposed Information Collection; Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-11919
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-17
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 21, 2012, EAC published a notice in accordance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EAC announced an information collection and sought public comment on the provisions thereof. In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas survey asks election officials questions concerning voter outreach and election personnel. EAC will conduct the survey as a way to obtain data and information for a mandatory report to Congress as stipulated under HAVA 241 (B)(15), which requires EAC to study ``[m]atters particularly relevant to voting and administering election in rural and urban areas.'' Further, Section 202(3) of HAVA authorizes EAC to conduct studies and to carry out other duties and activities to promote the effective administration of Federal elections.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2012-9280
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the changes made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by Virginia. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site.
Proposed Information Collection; Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-3737
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas survey asks election officials questions concerning voter outreach and election personnel. EAC will conduct the survey as a way to obtain data and information for a mandatory report to Congress as stipulated under HAVA 241 (B)(15), which requires EAC to study ``[m]atters particularly relevant to voting and administering election in rural and urban areas.'' Further, Section 202(3) of HAVA authorizes EAC to conduct studies and to carry out other duties and activities to promote the effective administration of Federal elections.