December 7, 2019
House panel approves election-security bill; Rules Committee considers it on Monday
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...