About the bill
- Full Title
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Apr 24, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1558”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
18 cosponsors (18D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1558 — 107th Congress: Voter Registration Protection Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1558
“H.R. 1558 — 107th Congress: Voter Registration Protection Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1558>
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