, read first time and referred to Committee on
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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:
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
Electronic hardware issues as they relate to vote centers.
Electronic software issues as they relate to vote centers.
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.