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Election Resource Allocation Legislation in the 111th Congress

Published: October 19, 2009
Bill No.Short TitleSponsorsDate IntroducedRelated BillsDescription
H.R. 253Critical Election Infrastructure Act of 2009 [view bill text]Rep. Hastings and 6 co-sponsors [view all] January 7, 2009 [view status]N/AThis bill would directs the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to make grants to eligible states to carry out election administration improvement plans to promote efficiency and fairness in the operation of polling places in federal elections. This grant money can be used to acquire additional voting systems and equipment, train election administration officials; and allocate additional election administration officials to polling places serving larger numbers of voters.