To provide incentives for States to invest in practices and technology that are designed to expedite voting at the polls and to simplify voter registration.
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 ``Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act'' or the ``FAST Voting Act''.
SEC. 2. INCENTIVES FOR STATES TO INVEST IN PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGY THAT ARE DESIGNED TO EXPEDITE VOTING AT THE POLLS AND SIMPLIFY VOTER REGISTRATION.
(a) Purposes.--The purposes of this section are to-- (1) provide incentives for States to invest in practices and technology that are designed to expedite voting at the polls; and (2) provide incentives for States to simplify voter registration. (b) Reservation of Funds.--From the amount made available to carry out this section for a fiscal year, the Attorney General may reserve not more than 10 percent of such amount to carry out activities related to-- (1) technical assistance; and (2) outreach and dissemination. (c) Program Authorized.-- (1) In general.--From the amounts made available under subsection (h) for a fiscal year and not reserved under subsection (b), the Attorney General shall award grants, on a competitive basis, to States in accordance with subsection (d)(2), to enable the States to carry out the purposes of this section. (2) Number of grants.--A State may not receive more than 1 grant under this section per grant period. (3) Duration of grants.-- (A) In...