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house Bill H.R. 6188

Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018

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Title

Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a program to improve election system cybersecurity by facilitating and encouraging assessments by independent technical experts to identify and report election cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and for other purposes.

Summary

Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish the Hack the Election Program to improve the cybersecurity of the systems used to administer federal elections by facilitating and encouraging assessments by independent technical experts, in cooperation with state and local election officials and election service providers, to identify and report election cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Administration
    IntroducedJune 21st, 2018

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