Sunshine Act Meetings

CourtElection Assistance Commission
Citation87 FR 16171
Record Number2022-06097
Published date22 March 2022
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)]
                [Page 16171]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
                [FR Doc No: 2022-06097]
                Sunshine Act Meetings
                AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
                ACTION: Sunshine Act notice; notice of public meeting agenda.
                SUMMARY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board Annual
                DATES: Thursday, April 14, 2022 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Eastern.
                ADDRESSES: Virtual via Zoom.
                 The meeting is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the
                U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel:
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897-
                9285, Email: [email protected].
                 Purpose: In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act
                (Sunshine Act), Public Law 94-409, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552b), the U.S.
                Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will conduct a virtual annual
                meeting of the EAC Standards Board to conduct regular business, discuss
                EAC updates and upcoming programs, and discuss the Voluntary Voting
                System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 and electronic poll book pilot program
                next steps and supply chain considerations.
                 Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards
                Board will hold their 2022 Annual Meeting primarily to discuss next
                steps regarding the VVSG 2.0 Requirements and implementation, the
                status of the EAC's e-poll book pilot program, and supply chain issues
                affecting the 2022 midterm elections. This meeting will include a
                question-and-answer discussion between board members and EAC staff.
                 Board members will also review FACA Board membership guidelines and
                policies with EAC Acting General Counsel and receive a general update
                about the EAC programming. The Board will also elect two new members to
                the Executive Board Committee.
                 Background: On February 10, 2021, the U.S. Election Assistance
                Commission (EAC) announced the adoption of the Voluntary Voting System
                Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0; the VVSG 2.0 is the fifth iteration of national
                level voting system standards. The Federal Election Commission
                published the first two sets of federal standards in 1990 and 2002. The
                EAC then adopted Version 1.0 of the VVSG on December 13, 2005. In an
                effort to update and improve version 1.0 of the VVSG, on March 31,
                2015, the EAC commissioners unanimously approved VVSG 1.1.
                 The full agenda will be posted in advance on the EAC website:
                 Status: This meeting will be open to the public.
                Amanda Joiner,
                Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
                [FR Doc. 2022-06097 Filed 3-18-22; 11:15 am]
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