To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to modernize State voting systems by allowing for increased use of the Internet in voter registration, 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; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Value Our Time Elections Act'' or the ``VOTE Act''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I--PROMOTING INTERNET REGISTRATION
Sec. 101. Requiring availability of Internet for voter registration. Sec. 102. Use of Internet to update registration information. TITLE II--AUTOMATED REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS
Sec. 201. Automated voter registration. Sec. 202. List maintenance, privacy, and security. Sec. 203. Promoting accuracy of Statewide voter registration lists. Sec. 204. Definitions. TITLE III--SHORTENING VOTER WAIT TIMES AND EARLY VOTING
Sec. 301. Equitable allocation of voting systems, poll workers, and election resources. Sec. 302. Early voting. Sec. 303. Conforming amendment to enforcement provision. TITLE IV--GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 401. Effective date.
TITLE I--PROMOTING INTERNET REGISTRATION
SEC. 101. REQUIRING AVAILABILITY OF INTERNET FOR VOTER REGISTRATION.
(a) Requiring Availability of Internet for Registration.--The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 1973gg et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 6 the following new section:
``SEC. 6A. INTERNET REGISTRATION.
``(a) Requiring Availability of Internet for Online Registration.-- ``(1) Availability of online registration.--Each State, acting through the chief State election official, shall ensure that the following...