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H.R. 1558 (107th): Voter Registration Protection Act of 2001

To prohibit States from denying any individual the right to register to vote for an election for Federal office, or the right to vote in an election for Federal office, on the grounds that the individual has been convicted of a Federal crime, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Earl Hilliard

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2001
Length: 3 pages

Apr 24, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Apr 24, 2001

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H.R. 1558 (107th) 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 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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