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H.R. 2 (103rd): National Voter Registration Act of 1993

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) (52 U.S.C. §§ 20501–20511) (formerly 42 U.S.C. §§ 1973gg–1973gg-10), also known as the Motor Voter Act, is a United States federal law signed into law by President Bill Clinton on May 20, 1993, and which came into effect on January 1, 1995. The law was enacted under the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution. The law advances voting rights in the United States by requiring state governments to offer voter registration opportunities to any eligible person who ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 20, 1993.

Law
Pub.L. 103-31
Sponsor

Allan Swift

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: May 11, 1993
Length: 13 pages

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History

Jan 5, 1993
 
Introduced

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Jan 27, 1993
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 4, 1993
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 7, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate with an Amendment.

Mar 17, 1993
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Mar 17, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

May 5, 1993
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 11, 1993
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 20, 1993
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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