Summary

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to improve the operations of the Election Assistance Commission, and for other purposes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to improve the operations of the Election Assistance Commission, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``EAC Improvements Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. REAUTHORIZATION OF COMMISSION.

(a) Reauthorization.--Section 210 of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (42 U.S.C. 15330) is amended by striking ``for each of the fiscal years 2003 through 2005'' and inserting ``for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016''. (b) Treatment of Commission in Same Manner as Federal Election Commission for Purposes of Paperwork Reduction Act.--Section 3502(1) of title 44, United States Code, is amended-- (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D) as subparagraphs (C), (D), and (E); and (2) by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following new subparagraph: ``(B) the Election Assistance Commission;''.

SEC. 3. REQUIRING STATES TO PARTICIPATE IN POST-GENERAL ELECTION SURVEYS.

(a) Requirement.--Title III of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (42 U.S.C. 15481 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 303 the following new section:

``SEC. 303A. REQUIRING PARTICIPATION IN POST-GENERAL ELECTION SURVEYS.

``(a) Requirement.--Each State shall furnish to the Commission such information as the Commission may request for purposes of conducting any post-election survey of the States with respect to the administration of a regularly scheduled general election for Federal office. ``(b) Effective Date.--This section shall apply with respect to the regularly...

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Bill Summary

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to improve the operations of the Election Assistance Commission, and for other purposes.

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