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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Public Meeting

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington, DC, 20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commissioners will consider the following items: whether to modify Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funding, pursuant to HAVA Section 254 (a) (7); whether to update the Michigan state instructions on the national voter registration form. Commissioners will receive a briefing regarding HAVA State Plans, hold a fact-gathering hearing regarding Iowa's audit appeal, as part of the audit appeal process established by the Commission, and other administrative matters.

Proposals Under Consideration 
  • Advisory 07-003-A – Maintenance of Effort Funding (Tabled 3-1)

  • Vice Chair Hunter's Response to Office of General Counsel's Comments on Proposed Maintenance of Effort Policy

  • Letter from Representative Charles A. Gonzalez Regarding Proposed Modification of Advisory 07-003-A - Maintenance of Effort Funding

  • The commission is accepting comments on Vice Chair Hunter's Maintenance of Effort Funding Proposal. View comments on the proposal in the Payments and Grants Comments Archive.

Statements by Commissioner Gracia M. Hillman 
  • Statement on Today’s Vote of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Concerning EAC Advisory to States on Maintenance of Effort

  • Statements on Recent Actions of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Concerning Use of HAVA Funds and the Federal Mail Voter Registration Form

Michigan's Request to Amend State Instructions on NVRA Form
  • State of Michigan Federal Form Update Request

  • EAC Recommendations Regarding Pending State Requests to Change the Federal Form State Specific Instructions

Iowa's Audit Findings Appeal
  • Ted Trimpa, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP.

  • Pam Bormann, IA Office of the Auditor of State

Briefing on State Plans
  • Edgardo Cortes, Acting Division Director, HAVA Payments and Grants and Election Improvement Programs, U.S. Election Assistance Commission

  • 2-2 (Failed) Motion to Table Advisory 07-003-A

  • 4-0 (Carried) Motion to request more information on the IA Audit Appeal and grant IA a 30-day period to respond 

Export to Outlook Related Events: Documents:
Sunshine Notice
Response - Caroline Hunter on MOE Policy
Letter - Rep. Charles Gonzalez on MOE Policy
Statement - Gracia Hillman on MOE vote
Statement - Gracia Hillman on use of HAVA funds
Michigan Federal Form Update Request
EAC recommendations on pending state requests
Testimony - Ted Trimpa
Testimony - Pam Bormann
Testimony - Edgardo Cortes