Re: Understanding difference between TLV, EML, VVPB and what the vendors want to flog as VVPAT

From: Charlie Strauss <cems_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Sat Jul 02 2005 - 19:19:47 CDT

On Jul 1, 2005, at 7:39 PM, Jim March wrote:

> David Webber (XML) wrote:
>
>
>> Just for Bev Harris and her staffs FYI - paper only is a dog
>> that will not hunt - simply because HAVA mandates (its the
>> law) that you provide computer assisted voting - and so
>> manual-only systems technically *must* be replaced.
>>
>>
>
> First, a state needs to be HAVA-compliant -=in order to get the
> HAVA money=-. If they turn down the Federal money, they can do any
> damn thing they want. HAVA has no hard requirements, only cash
> incentives.

The common understanding is that this statement is completely false.
Can you support it? I'd really like it to be true so I'd like a
reference. Every person I've talked to including the head of NASED
has implied that the federal law specifies ADA requirments regardless
of whether you take the cash.

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