H.R. 15 (101st): National Voter Registration Act of 1989


Jan 3, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Allan Swift

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 2190 (same title)
Passed House — Feb 6, 1990

About the bill

Full Title

To establish national voter registration procedures for Presidential and congressional elections, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/1989--Introduced.National Voter Registration Act of 1989 - Requires each State to establish procedures with respect to presidential and congressional elections to permit voter registration by:(1) application in person simultaneous with ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


51 cosponsors (48D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 20, 1993

H.R. 2190 (Related)
National Voter Registration Act of 1989

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 6, 1990

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