Re: our bill from leg counsel

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Feb 15 2006 - 16:21:35 CST

I'll take your comments and others and post a new version. Maybe we could
start on the fact sheet right now. Want to try for a few paragraphs on

Alan D.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Crane" <>
To: "Open Voting Consortium discussion list" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] our bill from leg counsel

> Alan Dechert wrote:
>> Here it is. I only have the pdf.
>> It will be introduced as-is. We'll amend it in committee. So, let's
>> start on it.... maybe take a paragraph or two at a time.
>> Also, we need a one-page fact sheet saying what we're trying to do --
>> to send out to potential co-authors.
> Except for the "urgency statute" provision (s.3), this bill is almost
> identical to the one you posted here on 1/25. I have the same comments
> about it as about that one. Attached is a much tighter bill. It
> clarifies what needs to be disclosed when, requires the disclosure of
> appropriate documentation, fixes the "voting system-specific" issue, and
> describes what happens when a vendor wants to modify an existing system.
> My bill does not attempt to handle some critical issues, like formal
> public review, election-day citizen verification of the software being
> used, Nevada Gaming Control Board-style inspections, and parallel
> testing. Do we want to try to address these issues now?
> -R


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