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Submit a Public Comment

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is accepting comments from the public on the following proposals and topics. For more information, including how to submit a comment, click on the links below. 
 

Open for Comment 

 

Proposed Notice and Comment Policy (Version 2) (Comment Period Closes 4:00 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2010)
Comments on the proposed policy should be submitted electronically to HAVAcomments@eac.gov. Written comments on the
proposed policy can also be sent to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Proposed Notice and Comment Policy. For additional information, download the Federal Register Notice.

Proposed Privacy Policy Statement (Comment Period Closes 4:00 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2010)
Comments on the proposed policy should be submitted electronically to HAVAcomments@eac.gov. Written comments on the
proposed policy can also be sent to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Proposed Privacy Policy Statement. For additional information, download the Federal Register Notice.

Proposed Rule of Agency Procedure No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation (Version 2) (Comment Period Closes 4:00 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2010)
Comments on the proposed policy should be submitted electronically to HAVAcomments@eac.gov. Written comments on the
proposed policy can also be sent to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Proposed Rule of Agency Procedure No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation. For additional information, download the Federal Register Notice

Proposed Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension Regulations (Comment Period Closes 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 4, 2010)
Comments on the proposed policy should be submitted electronically to HAVAcomments@eac.gov. Written comments on the
proposed regulations can also be sent to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Comments for Debarment and Suspension. For additional information, download the Federal Register Notice.


HAVA Funding

Advisory Opinion Requests (AORs) & Funding Advisory Opinions (View Issued Requests and Opinions, open and closed comment periods)

 

Closed for Comment

HAVA Funding

Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) Proposed Policy as Amended on 2-19-10. Read the comments. (Comment period closed April 19, 2010)

Advisory Opinion Requests (AORs) & Funding Advisory Opinions (View Issued Requests and Opinions, open and closed comment periods)

EAC Opinion Advisories (View issued EAC Advisory Opinions from 2004 to the present)

Proposed Parts 9421 and 9422 in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance from the EAC:

Proposed MOE Advisory 09-001 (PDF 66KB) Maintenance of Effort Funding (MOE) -- Submitted by Vice Chair Donetta Davidson


HAVA State Plans

Draft Guidelines on Material Changes in the Administration of HAVA State Plans (PDF 50KB) (Comment period closed August 11, 2008)

 

Grants

The Accessible Voting Technology Initiative and the Voting System Pre-Election Logic and Accuracy Testing and Post-Election Audit Initiative 


Administrative

Proposed Working Group Policy and Instructions for Comment (PDF 20KB)-- Submitted by Commissioner Hillman View the Federal Register notice (PDF 43KB) (Comment period closed Feb 9, 2009)

EAC Draft Strategic Plan (PDF 172KB); Veiw the Federal Register Notice (PDF 5.5MB) (Comment period closed January 20, 2009)

Proposed Notice and Public Comment Policy (PDF 56KB) (Comment period ended September 17, 2008)

Proposed Administrative Regulations for the EAC (.doc 137KB) (Comment period closed Sept 4, 2008)

Draft Notice and Public Comment Policy (PDF 159KB)-- Introduced by Commissioner Hillman (Comment period closed July 21, 2008)

Notice of Privacy Act System of Records (Regulations.gov) -- Submitted by Curtis Crider, EAC Inspector General

Notice of proposed rulemaking for Freedom of Information Act, Government in the Sunshine Act and Privacy Act requirements; View the notice for public comment (Regulations.gov) (Comment period closed August 29, 2008

 

Research

Proposed Information Quality Guidelines Policy (Comment period closed April 30, 2010) 

2010 Election Administration and Voting Survey (Comment period closed Februrary 11, 2010)

Evaluation of EAC Educational Products (Comment period closed December 24, 2009)

Proposed Election Administration and Voting Survey Data Policy (Comment period closed November 16, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. EST)

2008 Election Day Survey 

 

Testing and Certification

UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements (PDF 766KB) (Comment Period Closes April 30 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time) 
This document defines requirements for conformance of remote electronic voting systems intended for use in UOCAVA pilot programs that manufacturers of such systems shall meet pursuant to EAC pilot program certification. 

Voting System Pilot Program Testing & Certification Manual  (PDF 254KB) (Comment Period Closed April 26 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). Download the Federal Register Notice.

Proposed Draft Revisions to 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG v.1.1) EAC seeks public comments on proposed draft revisions to the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG v.1.0). Revisions will introduce immediate improvements in the quality and efficiency of the test process before the release of the next iteration of the guidelines. A 120-day public comment period begins June 1 and comments must be received on or before 4:00 pm EST on September 28, 2009.