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Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2011-30856
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Thursday, December 15, 2011 and Friday, December 16, 2011 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2011-23710
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-16
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2011-16659
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: U.s. Election Assistance Commission, Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2011-15326
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: U.s. Election Assistance Commission, Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 and Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2011-14847
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2011-13984
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2011-12667
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2011-11840
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-12
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2011-7942
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently- used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re-established. See Supplementary Information, below. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2011.The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period focused on the areas outlined above. No comments were received on this information. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2011-5588
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-11
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plans previously submitted by Delaware.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2011-3137
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-10
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2011-1811
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-27
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), Federal agencies are required to publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of systems of records agencies maintain on individuals. In this notice, EAC provides the required information for 5 such systems of records that are not otherwise covered by an existing Government-wide system of records notice. See GOVERNMENT-WIDE SYSTEMS OF RECORDS, below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2011-1809
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-27
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently- used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re-established. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Board of Advisors Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2010-31938
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-21
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the purpose of this notice is to announce that the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has renewed the charter for the Board of Advisors for a two-year period through December 14, 2012. The Board of Advisors is a federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-31476
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-14
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Thursday, January 13, 2011 and Friday, January 14, 2011 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-31010
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-09
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plans previously submitted by Rhode Island.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-30569
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-07
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plans previously submitted by Ohio and Louisiana.
Procedural Manual for the Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program, Version 2.0
Document Number: 2010-30101
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing a procedural manual for its Voting System Testing and Certification Program. This manual sets the administrative procedures for obtaining an EAC Certification for voting systems. Participation in the program is strictly voluntary. The program is mandated by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) at 42 U.S.C. 15371.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-29791
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-24
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Standards Board Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2010-27091
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the purpose of this notice is to announce that the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has renewed the charter for the Standards Board for a two-year period through October 18, 2012. The Standards Board is a federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-25290
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-22692
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Technical Guidelines Development Committee Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2010-22536
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the purpose of this notice is to announce that the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has renewed the charter for the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) for a two-year period through September 2, 2012. The TGDC is a federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-21713
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-30
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; Cancellation
Document Number: 2010-21266
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has cancelled the EAC closed session meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 9-11 a.m. EDT. The meeting was announced in a sunshine notice that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 in Volume 75, Number 159.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-20778
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Pub. L. 107-252, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plan previously submitted by California.
Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20592
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Change of Address
Document Number: 2010-20089
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-16
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is amending its
National Voter Registration Act
Document Number: 2010-19514
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-08-09
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) seeks comments on proposed changes to its regulations pertaining to the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). Section 9(a) of the NVRA requires the responsible agency to issue regulations for developing a national mail voter registration form and for submitting a biennial report to Congress on the impact of the NVRA. EAC proposes to amend its NVRA regulations to ensure that they are consistent with the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) and to make some technical amendments. EAC also invites public comments on additional changes to the NVRA regulations to improve voter registration through the content and format of the Federal form and to change the date by which States are required to submit data to EAC for use in the biennial report to Congress on the impact of the NVRA. EAC will not make any changes to the NVRA regulations until after the November 2010 Federal election. EAC anticipates issuing a final rule pertaining to the regulations necessitated by HAVA. EAC may also issue new regulations about the content and format of the Federal form and the biennial report to Congress based on the comments it receives on the topics discussed in Section VI either in the same final rule or in a separate final rule.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-19513
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting Accessibility Roundtable Discussion
Document Number: 2010-18934
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension
Document Number: 2010-17429
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing its final rule implementing the Office of Management and Budget regulations on nonprocurement debarment and suspension. These proposed regulations will apply to nonprocurement grants, cooperative agreements and other similar transactions. Under this system, a person who is debarred or suspended is excluded from federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits under federal programs and activities. EAC is also establishing a new 2 CFR chapter 58 part 5800 that adopts OMB's final government-wide guidance on nonprocurement debarment and suspension and contains supplemental EAC nonprocurement debarment and suspension provisions.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-17419
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plans previously submitted by Alaska.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-16849
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plan previously submitted by South Dakota.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-16845
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-15535
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-15378
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Thursday, July 8, 2010 and Friday, July 9, 2010 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-13961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-10
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plan previously submitted by Illinois.
Cancellation Notice of a Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-13115
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-01
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has cancelled the EAC Public Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 27, 2010, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The meeting was announced in a sunshine notice that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, May 21, 2010 in Volume 75, Number 98.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-13114
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-01
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-12332
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2010-11779
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
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, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plan previously submitted by New Mexico.
Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension
Document Number: 2010-10210
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-05
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed debarment and suspension regulations. These proposed regulations will apply to nonprocurement grants, cooperative agreements and other similar transactions. Under this system, a person who is debarred or suspended is excluded from federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits under federal programs and activities. The proposed regulations adopt the format established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in a document on nonprocurement debarment and suspension published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2005. In today's notice EAC proposes establishing a new 2 CFR chapter 58 Part 5800 that adopts OMB's final government-wide guidance on nonprocurement debarment and suspension and contains supplemental EAC nonprocurement debarment and suspension provisions.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-10208
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-30
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Notice and Comment Policy Version 2.0
Document Number: 2010-9914
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) seeks public comment on the Proposed Notice and Comment Policy 2.0. EAC's current Notice and Comment Policy is to provide effective notice for a period of public comment on all policies being considered for adoption by the EAC, that are not subject to notice and comment under any Federal statute. The policy requires action within specified time periods to permit as much public notice as possible. Because of the firm
Proposed Privacy Policy Statement
Document Number: 2010-9913
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) seeks public comment on the Proposed Privacy Policy Statement. OMB Memorandum M-99- 18 requires, among other things, that Federal agencies post on their Web sites a privacy policy statement concerning how and when an agency collects information related to an individual's use of the agency Web site. These statements are intended to inform the public of government- wide policies and how each agency implements those policies relative to Web site users' information. Most of the practices discussed in proposed policy statement are required by statute or regulation. As a result, some portions of the proposed policy may not be amended. However, EAC invites comment and will consider amendments to elements that are not required by statute or regulation.
Proposed Rule of Agency Procedure No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation Version 2.0
Document Number: 2010-9911
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) seeks public comment on Proposed Rule of Agency Procedure No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation Version 2.0. EAC's current Proposed Rule of Agency Procedure No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation provide the public with the process, including timelines on how EAC Commissioners vote to approve matters requiring formal Commission action that has not been placed on a meeting agenda. The policy requires action within specified time periods to allow a thorough and predictable time period for EAC Commissioners to consider the matter. Because of the firm deadlines, the current policy limits EAC's ability
Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Proposed Requirements for the Testing of Pilot Voting Systems To Serve UOCAVA Voters; Correction
Document Number: 2010-9384
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This is a correcting to provide for a thirty day public comment period as reflected by commission tally vote. The original notice incorrectly provided for a fifteen day public comment period. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing for public comment a set of proposed requirements for the testing of pilot voting systems to be used by jurisdictions to serve Uniformed and Overseas voters.
Notice: Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Procedural Manual for the Election Assistance Commission's Pilot Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual
Document Number: 2010-8150
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing a procedural manual for its Pilot Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual for a fifteen day public comment period. This program sets the administrative procedures for manufacturers seeking certification of pilot voting systems to be used in a federal election.
Sunshine Act; Notice of Virtual Public Forum for EAC Standards Board
Document Number: 2010-8174
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions