[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 175 (Monday, September 12, 2005)]
[Pages 53783-53785]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-18011]



Publication of State Plans Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help 
America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, the U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the 
Federal Register material changes to the HAVA State plan previously 
submitted by Virginia.

DATES: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone 202-566-3100 
or 1-866-747-1471 (toll-free).
    Submit Comments: Any comments regarding the plans published 
herewith should be made in writing to the chief election official of 
the individual States at the address listed below.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 24, 2004, the U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission published in the Federal Register the original 
HAVA State plans filed by the fifty States, the District of Columbia 
and the Territories of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. 
Virgin Islands. 69 FR 14002. HAVA anticipated that States, Territories 
and the District of Columbia would change or update their plans from 
time to time pursuant to HAVA section 254(a)(11) through (13). HAVA 
sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255 require EAC to publish such updates.
    The submission from Virginia addresses a material change to the 
administration of their previously submitted State plan, specifically 
how the State will meet the voting system standards in HAVA section 
301(a). The document also provides information on how the State 
succeeded in carrying out the previous State plan, in accordance with 
HAVA section 254(a)(12).
    Upon the expiration of thirty days from September 12, 2005, 
Virginia will be eligible to implement the material change addressed in 
the plan that is published herein, in accordance with HAVA section 
    EAC notes that the plan published herein has already met the notice 
and comment requirements of HAVA section 256, as required by HAVA 
section 254(a)(11)(B). EAC wishes to acknowledge the effort that went 
into revising the State plans and encourages further public comment, in 
writing, to the State election official of the individual States listed 

Chief State Election Officials


    Ms. Jean R. Jensen, Secretary, State Board of Elections, 200 North 
9th Street, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-864-8901, Fax: 
804-371-0194, E-mail: [email protected].
    Thank you for your interest in improving the voting process in 

    Dated: September 6, 2005.
Gracia M. Hillman,
Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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[FR Doc. 05-18011 Filed 9-9-05; 8:45 am]