Re: AB 2097 -- Proposed Amendment

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Apr 19 2006 - 21:02:00 CDT


Thanks for the feedback. I'll consider what you say. For now, I want to
comment on this part

> * I'm on the fence about the federal certification part.
Did you follow the 3/29 Bowen hearings with the labs (Systest and Wyle
showed up)?

The so-called federal certification process is a complete disaster. I want
the state to opt out of this process ASAP. I have been lobbying for this
for some time now.

> First, regardless if this is a smart thing to do, doesn't
> HAVA require federal certification for systems used
> in federal elections? .....
No (I am pretty sure). Federal certification is required for systems
purchased with HAVA funds.

Alan D.

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