S.85 - FAST Voting Act of 2013

A bill to provide incentives for States to invest in practices and technology that are designed to expedite voting at the polls and to simplify voter registration. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to provide incentives for States to invest in practices and technology that are designed to expedite voting at the polls and to simplify voter registration. as introduced.
  • Short: FAST Voting Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Short: Louis L. Redding Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Louis L. Redding Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act of 2013 or FAST Voting Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to award grants, on a competitive basis, to enable states to: (1) invest in practices and technology designed to expedite voting at the polls, and (2) simplify vo

Official Summary

Louis L. Redding Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act of 2013 or FAST Voting Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to award grants, on a competitive basis, to enable states to:
(1) invest in practices and technology designed to expedite voting at the polls, and
(2) simplify voter registration. Requires the grant application to include a comprehensive and coherent plan for using funds to improve the applicant's performance on specified measures with respect to:
(1) flexible registration opportunities,
(2) early voting,
(3) assistance to non-English speaking voters, and
(4) other related matters. Requires each grantee to establish performance measures and targets, approved by the Attorney General, that track its progress in implementing its plan and expediting voting at the polls or simplifying voter registration, as applicable.

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