Bill Status of HB4559 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ELECTIONS-CYBER SECURITY
Rep. Diane Pappas - John Connor
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from the Act records that are designed to detect, defend against, prevent, or respond to potential cyber attacks on elections and voter registration held by the State Board of Elections, the Department of Innovation and Technology, election authorities, and other necessary parties. Amends the Election Code. Combines changes made by 2 Public Acts regarding cyber security efforts. Changes references to the "Help America Vote Act" to the "2018 Help America Vote Act Election Security Grant". Provides that the Cyber Navigator Program shall (rather than should) be designed to provide equal support to all election authorities, with allowable modifications based on need. Effective immediately.