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WAC 434-335-030

Initial application for certification.

Any person or corporation (applicant) owning or representing a voting system or a vote tabulating system, part of a system, equipment, materials or procedure may apply in writing to the secretary of state for certification.
(1) The application must include, but is not limited to, the following information:
(a) A description of the applicant, business address, and list of election products;
(b) A description of the equipment or software under review, the equipment or software version numbers and operating and maintenance manuals.
(2) The secretary of state may request the applicant provide additional information such as:
(a) Customer references, training materials, and technical and operational specifications;
(b) A copy of a letter from the applicant to each voting system test laboratory which authorizes the voting system test laboratory to discuss testing procedures and findings with the secretary of state.
(3) All documents, or portions of documents, containing proprietary information are not subject to public disclosure. The secretary of state must agree to use proprietary information solely for the purpose of analyzing and testing the system, and to the extent permitted by law, may not use the proprietary information or disclose it to any other person or agency without the prior written consent of the applicant.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 10-03-072, § 434-335-030, filed 1/18/10, effective 2/18/10; WSR 09-03-110, § 434-335-030, filed 1/21/09, effective 2/21/09; WSR 07-24-044, § 434-335-030, filed 11/30/07, effective 12/31/07; WSR 07-20-074, § 434-335-030, filed 10/1/07, effective 11/1/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 2006 c 344. WSR 07-09-035, § 434-335-030, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 05-18-022, § 434-335-030, filed 8/29/05, effective 9/29/05.]
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