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House panel approves election-security bill; Rules Committee considers it on Monday

June 21, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell
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The House Administration Committee today passed Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren's (D-CA) election-security bill on a partisan vote and the House Rules panel will process the measure on Monday for floor action prior to the July 4th recess.

The Lofgren bill would set a variety of cybersecurity requirements for vendors and for use of funding by states under the Help America Vote Act.

Committee Republicans opposed the measure as “federal over-reach” into a domain historically managed by the states and also...


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