[USC02] 52 USC 20983: Report on human factor research
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52 USC 20983: Report on human factor research Text contains those laws in effect on July 4, 2020
From Title 52-VOTING AND ELECTIONSSubtitle II-Voting Assistance and Election AdministrationCHAPTER 209-ELECTION ADMINISTRATION IMPROVEMENTSUBCHAPTER II-COMMISSIONPart C-Studies and Other Activities To Promote Effective Administration of Federal Elections

§20983. Report on human factor research

Not later than 1 year after October 29, 2002, the Commission, in consultation with the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, shall submit a report to Congress which assesses the areas of human factor research, including usability engineering and human-computer and human-machine interaction, which feasibly could be applied to voting products and systems design to ensure the usability and accuracy of voting products and systems, including methods to improve access for individuals with disabilities (including blindness) and individuals with limited proficiency in the English language and to reduce voter error and the number of spoiled ballots in elections.

( Pub. L. 107–252, title II, §243, Oct. 29, 2002, 116 Stat. 1688 .)


Section was formerly classified to section 15383 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.