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senate Bill S. 1088

Voter Registration Modernization Act

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Title

Voter Registration Modernization Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to provide for voter registration through the Internet, and for other purposes.

Summary

Voter Registration Modernization Act Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration. Directs the appropriate state or local election official to ensure that information on the computerized statewide voter registration list may be updated through the official public website. Directs the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to study best practices for implementing the requirements for Internet registration and the online updating of voter registration information. Authorizes the provision of election information by electronic mail to individuals registered to vote who have requested to receive it. Directs the Election Assistance Commission to make an implementation payment each year to enable each state to meet the requirements of this Act and to carry out activities to improve the administration of federal elections.

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      Committee on Rules and Administration
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2015
    Any bills which has a chance to increase participation in Democracy by all citizens is important.
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    Prevent the fiasco of the previous election where large blocks of voters were removed from the voter rolls. We should be able to register online and check our registration to ensure that we will not be denied access to voting at the pols. We need to modernize the entire process of voting from automatic registration, to online voting.
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