Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council to assign the topic of the use of electronic security protocols in vote centers to the Census Data Advisory Committee.



YOUNG R MICHAEL




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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council to assign the topic of the use of electronic security protocols in vote centers to the Census Data Advisory Committee.

    Whereas, Electronic and digital data security is of paramount importance at vote centers; and

    Whereas, Without proper security protocols to define requisite standards of protection, vote centers are at risk: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate urges the Legislative Council to assign the Census Data Advisory Committee the task of developing security protocols in order to protect vote centers with adequate standards of electronic and digital data security.
    SECTION 2. That, if assigned, the committee shall consider the following:
    1 1.      Electronic hardware issues as they relate to vote centers.
    2 2.      Electronic software issues as they relate to vote centers.
    3 3.      Internal connections security issues as they relate to vote centers, including pollbook signature security.
    SECTION 3. That, if assigned, the committee shall develop the vote center security standards by December 31, 2010.
    SECTION 4. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Legislative Council through the Executive Director of the Legislative Services Agency.